A mechanism for cognitive dynamics: neuronal communication through neuronal coherence

  title={A mechanism for cognitive dynamics: neuronal communication through neuronal coherence},
  author={P. Fries},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  • P. Fries
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
  • At any one moment, many neuronal groups in our brain are active. Microelectrode recordings have characterized the activation of single neurons and fMRI has unveiled brain-wide activation patterns. Now it is time to understand how the many active neuronal groups interact with each other and how their communication is flexibly modulated to bring about our cognitive dynamics. I hypothesize that neuronal communication is mechanistically subserved by neuronal coherence. Activated neuronal groups… CONTINUE READING
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