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Is population activity more than the sum of its parts?

A study introduces innovative ways to test whether neural population activity exhibits structure above and beyond that of its basic components.

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Figure 1: Schematic of testing approach for population-level structure.


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Pillow, J., Aoi, M. Is population activity more than the sum of its parts?. Nat Neurosci 20, 1196–1198 (2017).

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