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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 394946, 3 pages
Why I Am Not SHY: A Reply to Tononi and Cirelli
Department of Neuroscience, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, 215 Stemmler Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Received 15 November 2012; Accepted 13 January 2013
Copyright © 2013 Marcos Gabriel Frank. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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