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Jul 8, 2022

Neuroscientists Built an Ultra Detailed Map of the Brain Motor Cortex, From Mice to Monkeys to Humans

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Hundreds of neuroscientists built a ‘parts list’ of the motor cortex, laying groundwork to map the whole brain and better understand brain diseases.

Before you read any further, bring your hand to your forehead.

It probably didn’t feel like much, but that simple kind of motion required the concerted effort of millions of different neurons in several regions of your brain, followed by signals sent at 200 mph from your brain to your spinal cord and then to the muscles that contracted to move your arm.

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