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Feedback activity in the visual cortex is necessary for the perception of objects

'The Focea': a region of improved vision in mice

Winner Art of Neuroscience 2021 announced

ZonMw grant for research into the origin of the autonomic nervous system

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience

Our brain is our most complex and fascinating organ. Our brain is responsible for everything we do, think and experience. What mechanisms lie hidden within those one hundred billion nerve cells, linked by one hundred thousand kilometers of connections? The scientists of the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience are working to answer these questions.

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Roelfsema Group

Lisa Kirchberger, Sreedeep Mukherjee, Ulf H Schnabel, Enny H van Beest, Areg Barsegyan, Christiaan N Levelt, J Alexander Heimel, Jeannette A M Lorteije, Chris van der Togt, Matthew W Self, Pieter R Roelfsema #1 The essential role of recurrent processing for figure-ground perception in mice Science advances 7 (2021) Download

Roelfsema Group

Enny H van Beest, Sreedeep Mukherjee, Lisa Kirchberger, Ulf H Schnabel, Chris van der Togt, Rob R M Teeuwen, Areg Barsegyan, Arne F Meyer, Jasper Poort, Pieter R Roelfsema, Matthew W Self #2 Mouse visual cortex contains a region of enhanced spatial resolution Nature Communications 12 (2021) 4029 Download

Heimel Group

M Ahmadlou, J.H.W. Houba, J.F.M. Van Vierbergen, M. Giannouli, G.A. Gimenez, C. Van Weeghel, M. Darbanfouladi, M.Y. Shirazi, J. Dziubek, M. Kacem, Fred De Winter, J.A. Heimel #3 A cell type-specific cortico-subcortical brain circuit for investigatory and novelty-seeking behavior. Science 372 (2021)

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