In our group, we start from psychophysical experiments in humans that test hypotheses on the mechanisms of perception and attention, as well as learning and memory.
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A quantitative theory of gamma synchronization in macaque V1.

Lowet E, Roberts MJ, Peter A, Gips B, De Weerd P. Elife. 2017 Aug 31;6. pii: e26642. doi: 10.7554/eLife.26642. This paper proposes a new theoretical framework based on the mathematics of weakly coupled oscillators to understand neural communication. Using pairs of depth probe recordings in primary visual cortex, the investigators show that gamma synchronization is intermittent, which […]
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Society for Neuroscience Conference 2017 Washington DC

Some highlights at the Society for Neuroscience Conference 2017 in Washington DC: Vincent van de Ven and Rosanne Rademaker chaired a session! Peter De Weerd guarded the Capitol and saw some of his favorite paintings at the National Gallery of Art.
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PALM symposium - June 2017

On June 19th, we had a PALM symposium, where 8 of our group members presented progress in their projects. It was great to share the discoveries of this year with each other! The titles of the talks can be seen below. PALM symposium Olaf: Attentional modulation through saccades in perceptual learning Bert: Finally perceptual learning […]
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