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Jef Akst

Fredericksburg, VA
Senior Editor — The Scientist

Senior Editor at The Scientist magazine

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@JefAkst — 641 followers, 221 tweets

Nov 14, 2017

More links between hearing and touch: Humans can perceive temporal frequency within and across the two modalities; in monkeys, neurons in the medial premotor cortex encode frequency regardless of modality. #SfN17

Nov 14, 2017

Beyond the mechanism, may be genetic links between audition and touch. Twin studies show that if you're good at hearing, you're good at touch. #SfN17

Nov 13, 2017

@GDunnArt at #SfN17, amazing as always. His work has graced at least two @TheScientistLLC covers in my time.

Nov 07, 2017

Tricky subject matter here, but important: how universities handle faculty transgressions  @annaazvolinsky

Nov 07, 2017

After @ClimbForMemory's grandma passed of Alzheimer's, he decided to put his own memory to the test—and excelled 

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