The authors find that dopamine increased power of beta-low gamma oscillations in cortex. During visual stimulation, dopamine increased information encoding over a wide range of frequencies but most prominently in the feedforward supragranular layers and in the gamma band (50-100 Hz).
Zaldivar, D., Goense, J., Lowe, S. C., Logothetis, N. K., & Panzeri, S. (2018). Dopamine Is Signaled by Mid-frequency Oscillations and Boosts Output Layers Visual Information in Visual Cortex. Current Biology.
This must be correct. It is very remarkably consistent with our recent study 🙂
Bastos, A.M., Loonis, R., Kornblith, S., Lundqvist, M., and Miller, E.K. (2018) Laminar recordings in frontal cortex suggest distinct layers for maintenance and control of working memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi:10.1073/pnas.1710323115 View PDF
as well as with our previous work showing that gamma is associated with bottom-up processing:
Buschman, T.J. and Miller, E.K. (2007) Top-down versus bottom-up control of attention in the prefrontal and posterior parietal cortices. Science. 315: 1860-1862 View PDF »
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