Cilia in the Striatum Mediate Timing-Dependent Functions
In chapter 3 we describe the basal ganglia as the DAW-like sequencer of time in the brain. New research shows that cilia in the striatum of the basal ganglia are linked to impaired time perception and judgment in mice: https://bit.ly/3UA5H72. Research here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12035-022-03095-9.
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