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

  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},
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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