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Blending computational and experimental neuroscience

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The launch of the United States' BRAIN Initiative brings with it a new era in systems neuroscience that is being driven by innovative neurotechnologies, increases in computational power and network-style artificial intelligence. A new conceptual framework for understanding cognitive behaviours based on the dynamical patterns of activity in large populations of neurons is emerging.

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Churchland, P., Sejnowski, T. Blending computational and experimental neuroscience. Nat Rev Neurosci 17, 667–668 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrn.2016.114

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