Modeling Working Memory and Decision Making Using Generic Neural Microcircuits

  • Prashant Joshi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4131)


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.


Neural Circuit Synaptic Weight Probe Stimulus Population Code Fading Memory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prashant Joshi
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  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical Computer ScienceTechnische Universität GrazGrazAustria

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