|MadSci Network: Neuroscience|
In the 1940s and 50s, William Roeder did a series of experiments in which he cut the heads off of praying mantids; the mantids lived for a week, and we able to walk forward, even without their heads. He concluded that they have an underlying motor pattern, a circuit of neurons that is constantly firing. How would this work? Specifically, how would the way neurons work, communicate with one another, and control muscle movement make this poss
Re: How do motor neuron circuits work
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