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Crossed circuits

Can the brain be induced to reroute neural information? Such an achievement is crucial if the function of damaged brain areas is to be taken on elsewhere. A study in monkeys explores this prospect.

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Figure 1: Reorganizing a neural circuit.

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Schwartz, A. Crossed circuits. Nature 444, 47–48 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/444047a

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