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Linking Band-Limited Cortical Activity to fMRI and Behavior

Markus Siegel and Tobias H. Donner

in Simultaneous EEG and fMRI: Recording, Analysis, and Application

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372731
eISBN:
9780199776283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372731.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter addresses the relationship of band-limited electrophysiological mass activity to behavior on the one hand, and to the BOLD fMRI signal on the other. Electrophysiological mass activity ... More


Contextual Modulations of Visual Receptive Fields: A Bayesian Perspective

Sophie Denève and Timm Lochmann

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter proposes a normative neural model of visual processing under the assumption that visual spiking neurons optimally detect the presence of independent objects in dynamic visual scenes. ... More


Sensory Classification: The View from Psychology

Mohan Matthen

in Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199268504
eISBN:
9780191602283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268509.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Descartes realized that the retinal image would have to be transformed into Amovements of the brain@ and then into ideas before it could become material for sensory or mental operations; he ... More


Sensing and Reference

Austen Clark

in A Theory of Sentience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238515
eISBN:
9780191679650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238515.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The claim that sensation refers to space-time regions is made less than trivial by the less than trivial character of the claims that it is a system of representation and that those representations ... More


Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Paul Katz (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

There are many modes of communication that neurons use to transmit information besides what has come to be called neurotransmission. Many of these other types of communication can be classified as ... More


MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Peter Hansen, Morten Kringelbach, and Riitta Salmelin (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195307238
eISBN:
9780199863990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

Magnetoencephalography (MEG) is an exciting brain imaging technology that allows real-time tracking of neural activity, making it an invaluable tool for advancing our understanding of brain function. ... More


Neural Coherence and Stochastic Resonance

André Longtin

in Stochastic Methods in Neuroscience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235070
eISBN:
9780191715778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235070.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Biostatistics

This chapter concerns the influence of noise and periodic rhythms on the firing patterns of neurons in their subthreshold regime. Such a regime conceals many computations that lead to successive ... More


Sensory Systems: Trade-Offs, Costs, and Sensory Integration

Martin Stevens

in Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199601776
eISBN:
9780191774782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601776.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Although sensory systems are crucial to survival and reproduction, they are not free but rather incur significant energetic costs. In addition, most sensory systems are used by animals in numerous ... More


Assessment and treatment of disorders of visuospatial, imaginal, and constructional processes

Lilianne Manning

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.11
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses deficits that reflect a disturbance of the processing of sensory information. Specifically, it discusses the assessment and treatment of defects in visuospatial processes, ... More


Concluding Remarks

Martin Stevens

in Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199601776
eISBN:
9780191774782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601776.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter reviews some of the major advances that have been made in sensory ecology in recent times, but in particular focuses on important areas for the future. These include the need to consider ... More


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