10 Jul 2015
July 10, 2015
Decision-making due to a gradual ramp of neural firing rates? Nope. There are discrete state changes that are more informative that spike counts.
Single-trial spike trains in parietal cortex reveal discrete steps during decision-making
Kenneth W. Latimer, Jacob L. Yates, Miriam L. R. Meister, Alexander C. Huk, and Jonathan W. Pillow
Science 10 July 2015: 349 (6244), 184–187. [DOI:10.1126/science.aaa4056]
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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