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A Network of Pyramidal Cells in the Cerebral Cortex

Caption: This is a network of pyramidal cells in the cerebral cortex. These neurons have been simulated using a computer program which captures the beautiful dendritic architecture of real pyramidal cells. These dendrites have now been shown to carry out sophisticated computations on their inputs.

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