# Extending integrate-and-fire model neurons to account for input filtering and the effects of weak electric fields mediated by the dendrite

@inproceedings{Aspart2016ExtendingIM, title={Extending integrate-and-fire model neurons to account for input filtering and the effects of weak electric fields mediated by the dendrite}, author={Florian Aspart and Josef Ladenbauer and Klaus Obermayer}, year={2016} }

The collective dynamics of neuronal populations can be efficiently studied using single-compartment (point) model neurons of the integrate-and-fire (IF) type. Existing point neuron models are intrinsically not able to appropriately reproduce (i) the effects of dendrites on synaptic input integration or (ii) the modulation of neuronal activity due to an electric field, which strongly depends on the dendritic morphology. Weak electric fields, as generated endogenously or through transcranial… Expand

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Weak electric fields promote resonance in neuronal spiking activity: analytical results from two-compartment cell and network models

- Computer Science, Biology
- PLoS Comput. Biol.
- 2019

It is shown that oscillatory weak fields effectively mimic anti-correlated inputs at the soma and dendrite and strongly modulate neuronal spiking activity in a rather narrow frequency band and suggest the potential to entrain networks by weak electric stimulation. Expand

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