Humans often work together to accomplish complex tasks, including language learning, or singing harmonies. How does the brain support that kind of complex, coordinated group behavior? A species of duetting birds offers some clues - and suggests your brain may have a bigger backstage role than you might think.Read More
This week on Neurotalk, Nelson Spruston describes some of the first patch clamp recordings ever, shares the most exciting moment of his scientific career, and explains how a student in his lab discovered a new form of neural integration.
Dr. Spruston is the Scientific Program Director, and a Laboratory Head at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the Janelia Farm Research Campus.