Neuronal Synchronization along the Dorsal Visual Pathway Reflects the Focus of Spatial Attention

@article{Siegel2008NeuronalSA,
  title={Neuronal Synchronization along the Dorsal Visual Pathway Reflects the Focus of Spatial Attention},
  author={Markus Siegel and Tobias H. Donner and Robert Oostenveld and Pascal Fries and Andreas Karl Engel},
  journal={Neuron},
  year={2008},
  volume={60},
  pages={709-719}
}
Oscillatory neuronal synchronization, within and between cortical areas, may mediate the selection of attended visual stimuli. However, it remains unclear at and between which processing stages visuospatial attention modulates oscillatory synchronization in the human brain. We thus combined magnetoencephalography (MEG) in a spatially cued motion discrimination task with source-reconstruction techniques and characterized attentional effects on neuronal synchronization across key stages of the… Expand
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