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Density of Axons

  • Valentino Braitenberg
  • Almut Schüz
Part of the Studies of Brain Function book series (BRAIN FUNCTION, volume 18)

Abstract

The sum total of the length of all the nerve cell processes (dendrites and axons) in a given volume of brain substance provides, in a sense, a measure of the information-handling capacity of the nerve tissue. From a different point of view, we may take it as indicating the complexity of the neural operations performed there.

Keywords

Cortical Volume Mouse Cortex Longe Fibre Axonal Branch Axonal Arbor 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentino Braitenberg
    • 1
  • Almut Schüz
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für Biologische KybernetikTübingenGermany

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