Measuring the ability to pay attention to the red circle (cue) and ignore the yellow circle (distractor) in test animals.
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How do we actually “pay” attention?

Reeteka Sud

In a recently published study, Sridharan et al. developed a model that explains why it is that when superior colliculus in the brain goes offline, that the ability to use incoming sensory information to make behavioural decisions is severely compromised.





Dispatches from IndiaBioscience

Jyotsana Dhawan is chief scientist at Centre for Cell and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad. At YIM 2017, she talked about her love affair with sleeping muscle stem cells and narrated stories about the history of Indian science.


Pictures from the recently held YIM 2017, here.

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