The Spike
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The Spike

Evolution doesn’t give a damn what you think a brain region is called

A cortex by any other name

Credit: Pixabay
The projections of the axon of a single neuron in rodent motor cortex. From Zeng & Hanes 2017 (Nature Neurosci Reviews)



The science of the brain, from the scientists of the brain

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Mark Humphries

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Theorist & neuroscientist. Writing at the intersection of neurons, data science, and AI. Author of “The Spike: An Epic Journey Through the Brain in 2.1 Seconds”