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Research reveals first glimpse of brain circuit that helps experience to shape perception

Scientists from CSHL demonstrate for the first time a way to observe how our experiences shape sensory information in awake animals. The team was able to measure the activity of a group of inhibitory neurons that links the odor-sensing area of the brain with brain areas responsible for thought and cognition. This connection provides feedback so that memories and experiences can alter the way smells are interpreted.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-03/csh…

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