Neurocomputational models of working memory

@article{Durstewitz2000NeurocomputationalMO,
  title={Neurocomputational models of working memory},
  author={Daniel Durstewitz and Jeremy K. Seamans and Terrence J. Sejnowski},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2000},
  volume={3 Suppl 1},
  pages={1184-1191}
}
During working memory tasks, the firing rates of single neurons recorded in behaving monkeys remain elevated without external cues. Modeling studies have explored different mechanisms that could underlie this selective persistent activity, including recurrent excitation within cell assemblies, synfire chains and single-cell bistability. The models show how sustained activity can be stable in the presence of noise and distractors, how different synaptic and voltage-gated conductances contribute… Expand
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