The referential brain : why do some neurons learn and some do not ?

@inproceedings{Bharmauria2017TheRB,
  title={The referential brain : why do some neurons learn and some do not ?},
  author={Vishal Bharmauria and Lyes Bachatene},
  year={2017}
}
Brain is phenomenally plastic and exhibits this capacity well into adulthood. Neuronal plasticity can be studied by using different adaptation protocols. Post-adaptation neurons typically show attractive and repulsive shifts even though challenged by the same adapter. Using orientation columns as a paradigm, we argue and suggest that repulsive shifts are essentially fundamental to preserve the functional organization of the cortex, and thus, maintaining the functional homeostasis of the brain… CONTINUE READING