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‘Traffic Lights’ in the Brain

November 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Do ‘Traffic Lights’ in the Brain Direct Our Actions? Delayed Inhibition Between Neurons Identified as Possible Basis for Decision Making
ScienceDaily (Nov. 26, 2010) — In every waking minute, we have to make decisions — sometimes within a split second. Neuroscientists at the Bernstein Center Freiburg have now discovered a possible explanation how the brain chooses between alternative options. The key lies in extremely fast changes in the communication between single nerve cells.

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