Ever wondered why we don’t forget how to ride a bike? Well, researchers from the University of Aberdeen claim to have found an answer to the question.
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Lead researcher Dr Peer Wulff has discovered a key nerve cell in the cerebellum section of the brain that controls skills such as riding a bicycle, skiing, or even eating with chopsticks, reports the Daily Express.
This nerve cell monitors electrical signals that leave the cerebellum and transform them for storage in other parts of the brain.
The “gatekeeper” cell helps brain to remember newly learnt coordination skills.
Source: The Times Of India