Math Neurons Identified in Brain. Useful for ME Testing?


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Researchers identified neurons that fire specifically for addition, and others that fire specifically for subtraction. This sort of neural specificity might be useful for studying ME. We don't know how to measure pain perception or fatigue-like feelings or brainfog. If they could identify specific brain functions, some might be quantifiable before/during/after PEM. Even if it was only a few PWME who had significant loss of ability to do addition or subtraction, or identify colours or whatever else might be specific to certain neurons, it would allow replicable quantified test results.