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Hot and cold senses interact: Cold perception is enhanced when nerve circuitry for heat is inactivated

A new study offers new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures. The research found an interaction between the neural circuits that detect hot and cold stimuli: cold perception is enhanced when nerve circuitry for heat is inactivated.
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