Pathways of sound.
A comparable setup exists for addressing the what and where of sounds, according to a study in the December NATURE NEUROSCIENCE. Two distinct neural pathways run from auditory brain tissue near the ears to the frontal-lobe locales favored by the two visual pathways, report Lizabeth M. Romanski of Yale University School of Medicine and her coworkers.
Romanski's team used microscopic electrodes to find the starting points for each acoustic pathway in four rhesus monkeys. By injecting different stains into brain slices, they traced the pathways' routes.
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|Title Annotation:||auditory research|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Dec 11, 1999|
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