May 22, 2023

Brain’s Computational Flexibility Unveiled by Neuronal Diversity

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, computing, genetics, neuroscience

Summary: Neurons in the hippocampus vary in function depending on their exact genetic identity. The study revealed these neurons, once believed to be homogeneous, are quite diverse and encode task-related information differently based on their location. This newfound understanding of neuronal diversity could lead to better comprehension of brain functions, memory capacity, and potentially advance disease treatment strategies.

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