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Intrinsic neuronal dynamics predict distinct functional roles during working memory

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Working memory (WM) is characterized by the ability to maintain stable representations over time; however, neural activity associated with WM maintenance can be highly dynamic. We explore whether complex population coding dynamics during WM relate to the intrinsic temporal properties of single neurons in lateral prefrontal cortex (lPFC), the frontal eye fields (FEF) and lateral intraparietal cortex (LIP) of two monkeys (Macaca mulatta). We find that cells with short timescales carry memory in...

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10.1038/s41467-018-05961-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St Johns College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Miller, EK More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Communications Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
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Article: 3499
Publication date:
2018-08-29
Acceptance date:
2018-07-31
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EISSN:
2041-1723
Pubs id:
pubs:896717
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uri:cdc94d18-7034-4766-a153-12f4eec0a8a3
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uuid:cdc94d18-7034-4766-a153-12f4eec0a8a3
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pubs:896717

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