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Decrypting a brain enigma

The combined neuronal activity of two seemingly opposite types of Purkinje cell in the brain's cerebellum has been found to be required to control the jerky eye movements known as saccades in monkeys. See Letter p.439

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Figure 1: Wiring up saccades.

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