Developmental neuroscience: How twitches make sense

Darshana Z. Narayanan, Asif A. Ghazanfar

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Abstract

Animals refine the mechanics of their own bodies through sensorimotor feedback produced by physical interactions with the environment. A new study sheds light on how developing mammals may use sensations produced by spontaneous movements made during sleep to construct their sensorimotor maps.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R971-R972
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume24
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 6 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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