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