Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Short Communication

Chaotic itinerancy: Insufficient perceptual evidence

Leslie M. Kay a1
a1 Institute for Mind and Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637


Chaotic itinerancy is useful for illustrating transitions in attractor dynamics seen in the olfactory system. Cantor coding is a good model for information processing, but so far it lacks perceptual proof. The theories presented provide a large step toward bridging the use of chaos as an interpretive tool and hard examination of chaotic neural activity during perception.