More than a feeling: Sensation from cortical stimulation

Kristina J. Nielsen, Edward M. Callaway

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey


Changes in neuronal firing underlie sensation, but how many neurons are needed to perceive these activity shifts? Two new studies in Nature suggest that the experimental modulation of only a few neurons can influence perception.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-11
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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