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A new study finds that neurons in the ferret frontal cortex typically respond to sound only during trained auditory tasks and that these neurons depict the task-related meaning rather than the acoustical properties of stimuli.

Original publication

DOI

10.1038/nn0810-913

Type

Journal article

Journal

Nat Neurosci

Publication Date

08/2010

Volume

13

Pages

913 - 914

Keywords

Animals, Attention, Auditory Cortex, Auditory Perception, Ferrets, Frontal Lobe