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Dynamic categories

Neuroscientists often study brain function by presenting a stimulus many times and averaging the neural response. A trick for finding brain activity in single trials might reveal how animals mentally categorize information.

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Figure 1: Detecting the brain activity that underlies the formation of categories.


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Kilgard, M. Dynamic categories. Nature 412, 693–694 (2001).

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