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    You gotta have skin;
    All you really need is skin.
    Skin's the thing, that if you've got it outside,
    It helps keep your insides in.

    Alan Sherman (1924-1973)

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    You gotta have skin;
    All you really need is skin.
    Skin's the thing, that if you've got it outside,
    It helps keep your insides in.

    Alan Sherman (1924-1973)

  • About Us

    The Tactile Perception and Learning Lab is part of the Cognitive Neuroscience of SISSA that aims at understanding the relationship between brain and behavior, at all different levels. Like all other PhD programs at SISSA, the curriculum in Cognitive Neuroscience, leading to the PhD in Neuroscience, is in English and caters to students from all ver the world.

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  • Research

    The objective of Tactile Perception and Learning LAb is to study the algorithm that biology has devised to enable our neurons to make very precise tactile discrimination in a very short time, coding and processing the stimulus received. To achieve this goal, researchers analyze the different stages of the functioning of the brain, relating the neurons activity to the animal behavior.

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  • Publications

    Have a look at our publications

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  • Join us

    Would you like to do fascinating research in a beautiful place (check it out with Google Maps)? There are PhD, Postdoctoral, and Researcher positions available in the lab. Contact Mathew E. Diamond and visit us!

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