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A brain-wave equation incorporating axo-dendritic connectivity

Ross, J., Margetts, M., Bojak, I., Nicks, R., Avitabile, D. and Coombes, S. (2020) A brain-wave equation incorporating axo-dendritic connectivity. Physical Review E, 101 (2). 022411. ISSN 2470-0045

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.101.022411

Abstract/Summary

We introduce an integral model of a two-dimensional neural field that includes a third dimension representing space along a dendritic tree that can incorporate realistic patterns of axo-dendritic connectivity. For natural choices of this connectivity we show how to construct an equivalent brainwave partial differential equation that allows for effcient numerical simulation of the model. This is used to highlight the effects that passive dendritic properties can have on the speed and shape of large scale traveling cortical waves.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Interdisciplinary centres and themes > Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics (CINN)
Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences > Department of Psychology
ID Code:88781
Publisher:American Physical Society

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