Fries and colleagues report that coupling between theta and gamma rhythms support attention.  The 4 Hz phase of gamma oscillations predicted the accuracy of the subject’s ability to detect stimulus dimming.

Landau, Ayelet Nina, et al. “Distributed Attention Is Implemented through Theta-Rhythmic Gamma Modulation.” Current Biology (2015).

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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.