giovedì 31 ottobre 2013

NYT Science: Afraid of Snakes? Your Pulvinar May Be to Blame

Afraid of Snakes? Your Pulvinar May Be to Blame
By CARL ZIMMER

Scientists have discovered that certain neurons in the brain, in a region known as the pulvinar, only respond to snakes.

Published: October 31, 2013 at 4:00AM

via NYT Science http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/science/afraid-of-snakes-your-pulvinar-may-be-to-blame.html