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Orientation processing by synaptic integration across first-order tactile neurons

by Etay Hay, J. Andrew Pruszynski

Our ability to manipulate objects relies on tactile inputs from first-order tactile neurons that innervate the glabrous skin of the hand. The distal axon of these neurons branches in the skin and innervates many mechanoreceptors, yielding spatially-complex receptive fields. Here we show that synaptic integration across the complex signals from the first-order neuronal population could underlie human ability to accurately (


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https://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008303

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