Rapid Neural Synchronization: From Spiking Cells to Synfire Webs

  • Andreas V. M. Herz
Conference paper


Various important cognitive tasks such as the recognition and behavioral response to complex natural scenes are accomplished within a few hundred milliseconds after stimulus onset [1]. Since at least a dozen successive cortical areas are involved in this task, on average no more than 30 milliseconds are available per processing level.


Synaptic Current Cell Fire Stimulus Quality Neural Assembly Synfire Chain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas V. M. Herz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of OxfordOxfordEngland

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