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CNS papers
« on: December 26, 2010, 09:15:17 AM »
CNS papers

(BTW "perikaryon" in the rotifer paper is an unusual word for soma)

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Re: CNS papers
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2010, 11:17:43 PM »
I was considering making a new topic for this, but I've bothered you guys enough with my constant off-topic messages so I thought I shouldn't start a new thread.  :D

I found some similarities between the mammalian CNS and the concept of cellular neural networks. Specifically, the human brain has a certain module, the neocortical column, which is copied nearly-identically across the surface of the brain. This explains the consistency of the six neuronal layers across the neocortex. These are detailed in the paper "Large-scale model of mammalian thalamocortical systems." (The support pdf is actually a lot more helpful.)

Please let me know if you don't understand something, I don't mind explaining!
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