The brain gets a (new) earful
To hear correctly, the human brain must gradually learn the shapes of its bodys ears.
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A. John Van Opstal
University of Nijmegen
Department of Medical Physics
Biophysics geert Grooteplein 21
NL-6525 EZ, Nijmegen
From Science News, Vol. 154, No. 20, November 14, 1998, p. 316. Copyright Ó 1998 by Science Service.
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