Complexity Digest 2003.45 - 13.01
Excerpts: The findings also indicate that "timing is wrapped up within intentions," (…). "We do things according to a time scale: 'By now I should do this, by now I should have my hand here.'" The timing neurons identified may have a broad range of intention-related activities, adds Shadlen. Neurons in the area appear to represent abstract qualities such as "an evolving conviction, belief, or the weight of evidence favoring a particular proposition, so long as that proposition is going to be communicated by an eye movement to a target in that neuron's response field."
- Source: It's Neuron Time
[ http://www.the-scientist.com/yr2003/nov/research2_031103.html ], Jack Lucentini, The Scientist, 03/11/03