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Activity in the Auditory Cortex

Credit: Shea lab/CSHL

Abnormal behavior of parvalbumin (PV) neurons (in red) in the auditory cortex of the mouse brain manifests as parental neglect. Normal activity of PV neurons depends on the Mecp2 gene, without which female mice can't learn to respond to distress cries of young pups.


Activity in the Auditory Cortex

Credit: Shea lab/CSHL
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