13 Nov 2014
November 13, 2014
Womelsdorf et al found that bursts of neural activity in the prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate synchronize at gamma and beta frequencies during focused attention. Non-burst activity did not show long-range synchronization. Burst synchronization may underlie the formation of long-range networks.
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The Miller Lab uses experimental and theoretical approaches to study the neural basis of the high-level cognitive functions that underlie complex goal-directed behavior. ekmillerlab.mit.edu