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Activation of Specific Interneurons Improves V1 Feature Selectivity and Visual Perception
Inhibitory interneurons are essential components of the neural circuits underlying various brain functions. In the neocortex, a large diversity of GABA (γ-aminobutyric acid) interneurons has beenExpand
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Multiplexed, High Density Electrophysiology with Nanofabricated Neural Probes
Extracellular electrode arrays can reveal the neuronal network correlates of behavior with single-cell, single-spike, and sub-millisecond resolution. However, implantable electrodes are inherentlyExpand
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Multifunctional Nanomechanical Systems via Tunably Coupled Piezoelectric Actuation
Efficient actuation is crucial to obtaining optimal performance from nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS). We employed epitaxial piezoelectric semiconductors to obtain efficient and fully integratedExpand
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High-resolution three-dimensional extracellular recording of neuronal activity with microfabricated electrode arrays.
Microelectrode array recordings of neuronal activity present significant opportunities for studying the brain with single-cell and spike-time precision. However, challenges in device manufacturingExpand
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Nanotools for neuroscience and brain activity mapping.
Neuroscience is at a crossroads. Great effort is being invested into deciphering specific neural interactions and circuits. At the same time, there exist few general theories or principles thatExpand
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Brain activity mapping at multiple scales with silicon microprobes containing 1,024 electrodes.
The coordinated activity of neural ensembles across multiple interconnected regions has been challenging to study in the mammalian brain with cellular resolution using conventional recording tools.Expand
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Rich-Club Organization in Effective Connectivity among Cortical Neurons
The performance of complex networks, like the brain, depends on how effectively their elements communicate. Despite the importance of communication, it is virtually unknown how information isExpand
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Parvalbumin Interneurons Modulate Striatal Output and Enhance Performance during Associative Learning
(Neuron 93, 1451–1463.e1–e4; March 22, 2017) The authors have corrected two mistakes in the original article. First, a data point has been added at x = 5 mW, which was missing from the plot in FigureExpand
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Temporal correlations among functionally specialized striatal neural ensembles in reward-conditioned mice.
As the major input to the basal ganglia, the striatum is innervated by a wide range of other areas. Overlapping input from these regions is speculated to influence temporal correlations amongExpand
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Variability of acute extracellular action potential measurements with multisite silicon probes
Device miniaturization technologies have led to significant advances in sensors for extracellular measurements of electrical activity in the brain. Multisite, silicon-based probes containingExpand
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