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Visual representations improved by reducing noise in the brain

Neuroscientists have revealed how the activity of neurons in an important area of the rhesus macaque?s brain becomes less variable when they represent important visual information during an eye movement task. This reduction in variability can improve the perceptual strength of attended or relevant aspects in a visual scene, and is enhanced when the animals are more motivated to perform the task.
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