Research report 2007 - Max Planck Institute for Brain Research

Neural synchrony as a mechanism for pathology and development in cortical networks

Uhlhaas, Peter J.

Neurophysiologie (Prof. Dr. Wolf Singer)
MPI für Hirnforschung, Frankfurt/Main

Neural synchrony represents a possible mechanism to coordinate distributed neural activity patterns in cortical networks. Evidence is emerging that besides a role for cognitive processes, neural synchrony may function as an important pathophysiological and developmental mechanism in neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia.

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