Shaking Paws Is Not the Same as Shaking Hands

Nicholas E. Bush, Nadina O. Zweifel, Mitra J.Z. Hartmann*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review


A recent Nature paper shows that activity in rodent forelimb somatosensory cortex is related to the animal's behavioral report of vibration intensity and identifies candidate mechanoreceptors responsible for the cortical response. Results highlight striking anatomical and neural differences from primates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)911-913
Number of pages3
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jun 5 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience


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