Paying Attention to the Details of Attention.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Neuron, Volume 86, Issue 5, p.1111-3 (2015)

Abstract:

<p>Attention selects behaviorally relevant stimuli for greater neural representation. In this issue of Neuron, Luo and Maunsell (2015) show that attention acts, in part, by boosting the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of sensory neurons.</p>