Neural Coding: Rate and Time Codes Work Together

@article{Seth2015NeuralCR,
  title={Neural Coding: Rate and Time Codes Work Together},
  author={Anil K. Seth},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2015},
  volume={25},
  pages={R110-R113}
}
A new study shows that, when rats discriminate different textures using their whiskers, both spike-rate and spike-timing information in somatosensory cortex contribute to their perceptual decisions. An elegant information theory analysis shows these contributions to be complementary.