“The sensory-triggered activity of a neuron is typically characterized in terms of a tuning curve, which describes the neuron’s average response as a function of a parameter that characterizes a physical stimulus. What determines the shapes of tuning curves in a neuronal population?”

Optimal Tuning Curves for Four Classes of Downstream Functions

by Emilio Salinas
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

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