Origins: Brain and Self Organization

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bistable, models embodying SR are open to the criticism that information may be lost in our consideration of these models as purely threshold devices, with all details regarding the passage to the threshold being neglected. Nevertheless these models reproduce (qualitatively, at least) remarkably similar behavior, in the FPTDF, to what is observed in experiments; in fact, the model (1) with λ=0, has been shown to reproduce some of the salient features observed in recordings from periodically stimulated cortical neurons [32].
We warmly acknowledge discussions with Drs. C. Hicks, R. Boss and E. Jacobs (NCCOSC) as well as Drs. L. Gammaitoni (Perugia), P. Jung (Augsburg and Illinois), R. Fox and K. Wiesenfeld (Georgia Tech.), L. Kiss (Uppsala), F. Moss ( St. Louis), K. Pribram ( Radford), H. Tuckwell (Canberra), P. Lansky ( Prague), and K. Pakdaman ( Paris). The work would not have been possible without support from the Physics Division of the Office of Naval Research; this support is gratefully acknowledged.
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