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Harmony in numbers

Frankfurt researchers find a simple explanation for the typical patterns of nerve cells inside neural maps.

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Why are we ticklish?

A new study from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has found how “ticklishness” is represented in the rat brain (November 2016).

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How our brain puts the world in order

Bochum researches investigate what happens when we put the world around us in order. They found out which areas of the brain help us to think inside the box (July 2016).

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Darks are conveyed faster than lights

Bochum scientists show that contrasts between object and background lead to activity waves in the brain that support movement perception (February 2016).

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Vertebrate cerebral architecture is bisexual

Berlin researchers show that cerebral images of the genitals are projected on the same anatomical map (January 2016).

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