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 lkay@spc.dura.uchicago.edu http://socialpsy.uchicago.edu/lkay/index.html

Abstract

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.



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