Thinking With The Spinal Cord?

<P>January 24, 2007 (ScienceDaily)- Two scientists from the University of Copenhagen have demonstrated that the spinal cord use network mechanisms similar to those used in the brain. The discovery is featured in the current issue of Science. <BR>The researchers report that spinal neurons, during network activity underlying movements, show the similar irregular firing patterns as seen in the cerebral cortex…</P>