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Dynamic Coordination in the BrainFrom Neurons to Mind$
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Christoph von der Malsburg, William A. Phillips, and Wolf Singer

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780262014717

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.001.0001

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Coordination in Brain Systems

Coordination in Brain Systems

Chapter:
(p.193) 13 Coordination in Brain Systems
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Dynamic Coordination in the Brain
Author(s):

Edvard I. Moser

Maurizio Corbetta

Robert Desimone

Yves Frégnac

Pascal Fries

Ann M. Graybiel

John-Dylan Haynes

Laurent Itti

Lucia Melloni

Hannah Monyer

Wolf Singer

Christoph von der Malsburg

Matthew A. Wilson

Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.003.0013

This chapter focuses on dynamic coordination, how it is mechanistically implemented in brain circuits, and the extent to which it accounts for functions performed by interacting brain systems. It also discusses how modulation of phase relationships of oscillations in different brain systems, in neocortex and hippocampus of the mammalian brain, may alter functional coupling; possible mechanisms for oscillation-based synchronization, particularly in the gamma frequency range; coordination by gain modulation and by synchronization of oscillation patterns; and the role of long-range projecting interneurons in synchronizing one neural circuit with another. Finally, the chapter considers how oscillations may influence dynamic routing within structurally constrained brain networks.

Keywords:   dynamic coordination, brain, phase relationships, oscillations, neocortex, hippocampus, synchronization, gain modulation, interneurons, dynamic routing

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