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Only Twenty Neurons Needed to Make Mice Hallucinate

News   Jul 22, 2019 | Original story from Stanford University

 
Mouse Hallucinations Represent Optogenetic Advance

Karl Deisseroth is the senior author of a study describing how he and his colleagues stimulated nerve cells in the visual cortex of mice to induce an illusory image in the animals’ minds. Credit: Steve Fisch

 
 
 

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