Temporal-Pattern Recognition by Single Neurons in a Sensory Pathway Devoted to Social Communication Behavior

@article{Carlson2009TemporalPatternRB,
  title={Temporal-Pattern Recognition by Single Neurons in a Sensory Pathway Devoted to Social Communication Behavior},
  author={B. Carlson},
  journal={The Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={9417 - 9428}
}
  • B. Carlson
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Neuroscience
Sensory systems often encode stimulus information into the temporal pattern of action potential activity. However, little is known about how the information contained within these patterns is extracted by postsynaptic neurons. Similar to temporal coding by sensory neurons, social information in mormyrid fish is encoded into the temporal patterning of an electric organ discharge. In the current study, sensitivity to temporal patterns of electrosensory stimuli was found to arise within the… Expand
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