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LETTER doi:10.1038/nature09510 On-line, voluntary control of human temporal lobe
 

Summary: LETTER doi:10.1038/nature09510
On-line, voluntary control of human temporal lobe
neurons
Moran Cerf1,2,3
, Nikhil Thiruvengadam1,4
, Florian Mormann1,5
, Alexander Kraskov1
, Rodrigo Quian Quiroga1,6
, Christof Koch1,7
*
& Itzhak Fried2,8,9,10
*
Daily life continually confronts us with an exuberance of external,
sensory stimuli competing with a rich stream of internal delibera-
tions, plans and ruminations. The brain must select one or more of
these for further processing. How this competition is resolved
across multiple sensory and cognitive regions is not known; nor
is it clear how internal thoughts and attention regulate this com-
petition14
. Recording from single neurons in patients implanted

  

Source: Adolphs, Ralph - Psychology and Neuroscience, California Institute of Technology

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine