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Sensorimotor Integration for Decision Making: How the Worm Steers

Sensorimotor Integration for Decision Making: How the Worm Steers
Harris S. Kaplan, Manuel Zimmer

Animals' movements actively shape their perception and subsequent decision making. In this issue of Neuron, Liu et al. (2018) show how C. elegans nematodes steer toward an odorant: a dedicated interneuron class integrates oscillatory olfactory signals, generated by head swings, with corollary discharge motor signals.

Publisher URL: http://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(17)31210-2

DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.12.042

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