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Computational neuroscience

Species-specific motion detectors

A range of neuronal mechanisms can enable animals to detect the direction of visual motion. Computational models now indicate that a factor as simple as eye size might explain some of this diversity. See Article p.105

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Euler, T., Baden, T. Species-specific motion detectors. Nature 535, 45–46 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature18454

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