Modeling Working Memory and Decision Making Using Generic Neural Microcircuits
Classical behavioral experiments to study working memory typically involve three phases. First the subject receives a stimulus, then holds it in the working memory, and finally makes a decision by comparing it with another stimulus. A neurocomputational model using generic neural microcircuits with feedback is presented here that integrates the three computational stages into a single unified framework. The architecture is tested using the two-interval discrimination and delayed-match-to-sample experimental paradigms as benchmarks.
KeywordsNeural Circuit Synaptic Weight Probe Stimulus Population Code Fading Memory
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