Visuomotor integration is associated with zero time-lag synchronization among cortical areas

@article{Roelfsema1997VisuomotorII,
  title={Visuomotor integration is associated with zero time-lag synchronization among cortical areas},
  author={Pieter R. Roelfsema and Andreas Karl Engel and Peter K{\"o}nig and Wolf Singer},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1997},
  volume={385},
  pages={157-161}
}
INFORMATION processing in the cerebral cortex invariably involves the activation of millions of neurons that are widely distributed over its various areas. These distributed activity patterns need to be integrated into coherent representational states. A candidate mechanism for the integration and coordination of neuronal activity between different brain regions is synchronization on a fine temporal scale1–3. In the visual cortex, synchronization occurs selectively between the responses of… 

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