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Cognitive Neurodynamics

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 1–11 | Cite as

The neural binding problem(s)

  • Jerome Feldman
Review Article

Abstract

The famous Neural Binding Problem (NBP) comprises at least four distinct problems with different computational and neural requirements. This review discusses the current state of work on General Coordination, Visual Feature-Binding, Variable Binding, and the Subjective Unity of Perception. There is significant continuing progress, partially masked by confusing the different versions of the NBP.

Keywords

Binding problem Qualia Synchrony 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported in part by the Office of Naval Research #N000141110416 and the John Templeton Foundation #20631. Very useful suggestions were made by Stan Klein, Christof von der Malsburg, Bill Phillips, Lokendra Shastri, Carter Wendelken, and the referees.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Computer Science InstituteBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.University of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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