Efferent control of cricket giant fibres


THE central nervous system not only receives sensory input, but also controls the nature of that input. Efferent control of sensory pathways was suggested on the basis of behavioural experiments by von Holst and Mittelstaedt1 and by Sperry2, who called the postulated mechanism efference copy and corollary discharge, respectively. They argued the need for an… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/248249a0



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