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Insect Neurobiology: Divergent Neural Computations in Predatory Insects

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Vivek Nityananda



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A comparative approach to neuroscience can greatly increase our understanding of how mechanisms map onto behaviour. A new study comparing two predatory insects demonstrates how neurons that are homologous can nonetheless mediate different computations and behaviour.

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Author(s): Nityananda V

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Current Biology

Year: 2020

Volume: 30

Issue: 4

Pages: R159-R161

Online publication date: 24/02/2020

Acceptance date: 02/04/2016

Date deposited: 21/10/2021

ISSN (print): 0960-9822

ISSN (electronic): 1879-0445

Publisher: Cell Press


DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.12.035


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