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    Forced choices reveal a trade-off between cognitive effort and physical pain

    Todd A Vogel et al.
    Cognitive effort is aversive and people will accept physical pain to avoid it, but this avoidance does not appear to share the same fundamental characteristics of pain avoidance.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    On the objectivity, reliability, and validity of deep learning enabled bioimage analyses

    Dennis Segebarth et al.
    A comparison of different bioimage analysis pipelines reveals how deep learning can be used for automatized and reliable analysis of fluorescent features in biological datasets.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Deep Learning: Tackling the challenges of bioimage analysis

    Daniël M Pelt
    Using multiple human annotators and ensembles of trained networks can improve the performance of deep-learning methods in research.
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    1. Neuroscience

    Central processing of leg proprioception in Drosophila

    Sweta Agrawal et al.
    1. Neuroscience

    Curvature domains in V4 of macaque monkey

    Jia Ming Hu et al.
    There is a systematic functional organization for curvature representation in area V4 where specific curvatures are encoded by unique values (modules) from the set of systematically represented values.
    1. Neuroscience

    Curvature-processing domains in primate V4

    Rendong Tang et al.
    Curvature-preferring neurons in monkey V4 cluster into 0.5-mm patches, which highlights the importance of curvature detection in visual object recognition and the key functional role of V4 in this process.

Highlights

    1. Neuroscience

    Decoding the infrastructure of the cerebellum

    Willem S van Hoogstraten, Chris I De Zeeuw
    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    On the origin of fly species

    Hui Gong, Lucia Prieto-Godino

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