Ibos and Freedman show that spatial and feature-based attention independently modulate activity in area LIP and that they added together. This suggests a common function of gating task-relevant features, whether they are spatial or non-spatial.

Ibos, Guilhem, and David J. Freedman. “Interaction between Spatial and Feature Attention in Posterior Parietal Cortex.” Neuron (2016).



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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