Neural mechanism for the magical number 4: Competitive interactions and nonlinear oscillation

Marius Usher, Jonathan D. Cohen, Henk Haarmann, David Horn

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Abstract

The aim of our commentary is to strengthen Cowan's proposal for an inherent capacity limitation in STM by suggesting a neurobiological mechanism based on competitive networks and nonlinear oscillations that avoids some of the shortcomings of the scheme discussed in the target article (Lisman & Idiart 1995).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-152
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 20 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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