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Percept and the single neuron

Work reported in this issue has derived the long-sought analytical link between neural readout weights and choice signals in the standard model of perceptual decision making. This fresh perspective opens the door to experimental assessments of percept formation from the activity of sensory neurons.

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Figure 1: The link between readout weights and choice probability signals in the standard model of percept formation.

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Wohrer, A., Machens, C. Percept and the single neuron. Nat Neurosci 16, 112–113 (2013).

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