Encoding and decoding in parietal cortex during sensorimotor decision-making

@article{Park2014EncodingAD,
  title={Encoding and decoding in parietal cortex during sensorimotor decision-making},
  author={Il Memming Park and Miriam L R Meister and Alexander C. Huk and Jonathan W. Pillow},
  journal={Nature neuroscience},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={1395 - 1403}
}
It has been suggested that the lateral intraparietal area (LIP) of macaques plays a fundamental role in sensorimotor decision-making. We examined the neural code in LIP at the level of individual spike trains using a statistical approach based on generalized linear models. We found that LIP responses reflected a combination of temporally overlapping task- and decision-related signals. Our model accounts for the detailed statistics of LIP spike trains and accurately predicts spike trains from… 
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