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Neuron, Vol. 46, 347354, April 21, 2005, Copyright 2005 by Elsevier Inc. DOI 10.1016/j.neuron.2005.03.004 Cortical Local Field Potential Encodes Movement
 

Summary: Neuron, Vol. 46, 347­354, April 21, 2005, Copyright ©2005 by Elsevier Inc. DOI 10.1016/j.neuron.2005.03.004
Cortical Local Field Potential Encodes Movement
Intentions in the Posterior Parietal Cortex
Hansjörg Scherberger,1,2,
* Murray R. Jarvis,1
havioral or perceptual conditions, which potentially can
provide new evidence regarding the functional organ-and Richard A. Andersen1
1
Division of Biology ization of the underlying neuronal networks (Engel et
al., 1990; Fries et al., 2001; Murthy and Fetz, 1996; Sie-California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California 91125 gel and Konig, 2003). Finally, the cortical LFP is easy to
record, even over long periods of time, which could be
of practical use for the development of reliable brain-
machine interfaces, e.g., as needed for a neural pros-Summary
thesis (Andersen et al., 2004).
In the present study, we report the coding propertiesThe cortical local field potential (LFP) is a summation
of the LFP, spiking activity, and the coherence betweensignal of excitatory and inhibitory dendritic potentials
the LFP and spiking activity in the parietal reach regionthat has recently become of increasing interest. We
(PRR) of the posterior parietal cortex (PPC) of macaquereport that LFP signals in the parietal reach region
monkeys during the planning and execution of reach(PRR) of the posterior parietal cortex of macaque

  

Source: Andersen, Richard - Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology
Scherberger, Hansjörg - German Primate Center & Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Computer Technologies and Information Sciences; Physics