Neuron activity related to short-term memory.

  title={Neuron activity related to short-term memory.},
  author={Joaqu{\'i}n M. Fuster and G. E. Alexander},
  volume={173 3997},
Nerve cells in the monkey's prefrontal cortex and nucleus medialis dorsalis of the thalamus show changes of firing frequency associated with the performance of a delayed response test. Most cells increase firing during the cue presentation period or at the beginning of the ensuing delay; spike discharge highler than that in intertrial periods is present in some cells throughout the delay. These changes are interpreted as suggestive evidence of a role of frontothalamic circuits in the attentive… CONTINUE READING
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