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Psychedelic Information Theory

Shamanism in the Age of Reason

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Bypassing interneurons: inhibition in neocortex

Connors, Cruikshank; Nature Neuroscience 10, 808 - 810 (2007) doi:10.1038/nn0707-808

Figure 1 : The 'synaptic triad' pathway proposed by Ren et al.

A recent paper suggests a new form of inhibitory circuit in cortex, in which a pyramidal cell directly excites the presynaptic terminal of an inhibitory interneuron, allowing the rapid and powerful inhibition of another pyramidal cell.

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Keywords: perception, focus, attention, inhibition, fast inhibition, thalamus

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