What can neuronal populations tell us about cognition?

@article{ArandiaRomero2017WhatCN,
  title={What can neuronal populations tell us about cognition?},
  author={I{\~n}igo Arandia-Romero and Ramon Nogueira and Gabriela Mochol and Rub{\'e}n Moreno-Bote},
  journal={Current opinion in neurobiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={46},
  pages={
          48-57
        }
}
Nowadays, it is possible to record the activity of hundreds of cells at the same time in behaving animals. However, these data are often treated and analyzed as if they consisted of many independently recorded neurons. How can neuronal populations be uniquely used to learn about cognition? We describe recent work that shows that populations of… CONTINUE READING