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Pitt Researchers Link Neural Variability to Short-term Memory and Decision Making


April 2, 2012

math graphic A team of University of Pittsburgh mathematicians is using computational models to better understand how the structure of neural variability relates to such functions as short-term memory and decision making. In a paper published online April 2 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Pitt team examines how fluctuations in brain activity can impact the dynamics of cognitive tasks. Full Story

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