Horizontal integration in the neocortex

  title={Horizontal integration in the neocortex},
  author={Charles D. Gilbert},
  journal={Trends in Neurosciences},
From the classical work of Golg: anatomists and the discovery o f columnar functional architecture, the cortex came to be thought o f as a structure contatmng mdependent modular umts (the columns), wah most o f the internal orcuary revolving vertical connec~ons withm the modules (across cortical layers) and little hortzontal commumcation between modules_ However. the development o f new techniques for tracmg neuronal pathways has revealed the existence of extensive commumcation between distant… CONTINUE READING

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