Author archives: Jorge Mejías

The origins of neural variability

The origins of neural variability

Neuroscience

By Jorge Mejías

Neurons are known to display irregular behavior in many areas of the brain. When recording the evolution of the membrane potential of a given neuron in the prefrontal cortex (for instance, during in vivo electrophysiology), we can observe its erratic dynamics, with spikes occurring in a random and rather unpredictable fashion. This one and other […]