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Correlated Activity of Neurons: A Neural Code for Higher Brain Functions?

  • Eilon Vaadia
  • Ehud Ahissar
  • Hagai Bergman
  • Yizhar Lavner
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 49)

Abstract

This chapter describes some response properties of single neurons and the interactions between them in both a sensory area (the auditory cortex) and an “association” area (the frontal cortex) of the monkey. The data described were obtained by simultaneous recording of several (6–10) neurons by six microelectrodes, in behaving animals.

Keywords

Firing Rate Auditory Cortex Spike Train Effective Connectivity Neuronal Interaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eilon Vaadia
    • 1
  • Ehud Ahissar
    • 1
  • Hagai Bergman
    • 1
  • Yizhar Lavner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology, Hadassah Medical SchoolThe Hebrew UniversityJerusalemIsrael

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