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Rethinking the lesser brain.

Bower, J.M. and Parsons, L.M. (2003) Rethinking the lesser brain. Scientific American, 289 (2). pp. 50-57. ISSN 0036-8733

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Additional neurobiological experiments-both on the pattern of sensory inputs to the cerebellum and on the ways in which the cerebellum processes that information-also suggest a need to substantially revise current thinking about the function of this organ. In retrospect, it is perhaps not surprising that the cerebellum acts as more than just a simple controller of movement. Like the human cerebral cortex, the cerebellum packs a prodigious amount of circuitry into a small space by folding in on itself numerous times

Item Type: Article
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > Department of Psychology (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Lawrence M Parsons
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2007 18:19
Published Version: http://www.sciamdigital.com/index.cfm?fa=Products....
Status: Published
Publisher: Scientific American Inc.
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1621

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