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Behavioural investigation of the role of caudal thalamic reticular nucleus in attention
(University of St Andrews, 2007-11) - Thesis,
The thalamic reticular nucleus (TRN), and especially its caudal, sensory-related, half (cTRN), has been hypothesised for years to be at the very heart of thalamic sensory processing modulation, and attentional processes ...
Behavioural examination of the role of the thalamic reticular nucleus in attention
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-20) - Thesis,
The ability to selectively attend to aspects of the environment which signal opportunity or danger, while marginalising irrelevant stimuli is critical to an animal’s survival. With finite cognitive resources, the brain ...