On-line, voluntary control of human temporal lobe neurons

  title={On-line, voluntary control of human temporal lobe neurons},
  author={Moran Cerf and Nikhil Thiruvengadam and Florian Mormann and Alexander Kraskov and Rodrigo Quian Quiroga and Christof Koch and Itzhak Fried},
Daily life continually confronts us with an exuberance of external, sensory stimuli competing with a rich stream of internal deliberations, plans and ruminations. The brain must select one or more of these for further processing. How this competition is resolved across multiple sensory and cognitive regions is not known; nor is it clear how internal thoughts and attention regulate this competition. Recording from single neurons in patients implanted with intracranial electrodes for clinical… CONTINUE READING