Corbetta and colleagues studied attention by recording from patients undergoing surgery for epilepsy. They found evidence for frequency-based attention mechanisms, in particular phase modulation at lower frequencies. Different types of attentional operations (holding vs shifting attention) were associated with synchrony at different frequencies.
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