How do electrical signals propagate or dissipate through a dendritic tree?
Feb 15, 2016
Describe the major components of a generic brain-machine interface for restoring motor function in a paralyzed person.
Feb 12, 2016
What is the function of the cerebellum in motor control? Describe the basic microcircuit for integrating sensory cues and motor control signals in the cerebellum.
Feb 11, 2016
Draw a neural circuit representing feedforward inhibition and one representing lateral inhibition. What are the major computational roles of these circuit motifs?
Feb 10, 2016
What are the basal ganglia and their major component circuits? What role do the basal ganglia play in movement and choice of movements?
Feb 9, 2016
What was the major discovery associated with the Nobel Prize awarded to Hubel, Wiesel, and Sperry?
Feb 8, 2016
Give an example of a specific, well-studied neuronal microcircuit and describe how it performs a specific calculation.
Feb 7, 2016
What is the problem of invariance in perception and what are some models for how it is solved in the brain?
Feb 6, 2016
What is Bayes' Rule? Explain how an aspect of perception can be expressed in terms of Bayes' Rule.
Feb 4, 2016
What are the steps in synaptic transmission?
Jan 29, 2016