[Comp-neuro] Online talks from workshop "Noise in decision making"

Klaus Wimmer wimmer.klaus at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 29 22:10:11 CEST 2013


Talks from the ESF workshop on

"Noise in decision making: theory meets experiment"
(May 2013, Sant Fruitós de Bages, Catalonia, Spain)

are available online at: https://www.youtube.com/user/CRMatematica

Speakers include: Matthias Bethge, Anne Churchland, Albert Compte,
Bruce Cumming, Gustavo Deco, Sophie Devève, Ralf Haefner, Christian
Machens, Encarni Marcos, Ruben Moreno-Bote, Hendrikje Nienborg, Satu
Palva, Alexandre Pouget, Alfonso Renart, Petra Ritter, Douglas Ruff,
Michael Shadlen, Alex Thiele, and Klaus Wimmer.

The two driving questions of the meeting were:

1. What is the origin of variability in brain activity (contributions
from external inputs, synaptic and neural mechanisms, micro-circuit
dynamics, global brain states, etc.)?

2. What is the role, if any, of neuronal variability in decision
making / perception / behavior?

More information about the workshop can be found at:
http://www.crm.cat/2013/DecisionMaking/


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