Corticocortical Interactions between and within Three Cortical Auditory Areas Specialized for Time-Domain Signal Processing

@article{Tang2009CorticocorticalIB,
  title={Corticocortical Interactions between and within Three Cortical Auditory Areas Specialized for Time-Domain Signal Processing},
  author={Jie Tang and Nobuo Suga},
  journal={The Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={7230 - 7237}
}
  • Jie Tang, N. Suga
  • Published 3 June 2009
  • Biology, Physics
  • The Journal of Neuroscience
In auditory cortex of the mustached bat, the FF (F means frequency modulation), dorsal fringe (DF), and ventral fringe (VF) areas consist of “combination-sensitive” neurons tuned to the pair of an emitted biosonar pulse and its echo with a specific delay (best delay: BD). The DF and VF areas are hierarchically at a higher level than the FF area. Focal electric stimulation of the FF area evokes “centrifugal” BD shifts of DF neurons, i.e., shifts away from the BD of the stimulated FF neurons… 

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