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PPC neurons, engineered to glow when active, flicker in response to a mouse seeing a visual stimulus and deciding whether to respond with a licking motion. Image: Sur Lab / Picower Institute

Research suggests where brain transforms vision into action

A new study by the MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory suggests that one crucial brain region called the posterior parietal cortex (PPC) plays an...