LIP and FEF rhythmic attention model (Aussel et al. 2023)

This model investigates how theta-rhythmic performance in an attentional task can emerge from the dynamics of the Lateral IntraParietal area (LIP) and the Frontal Eye Fields (FEF) when stimulated by the medial-dorsal pulvinar.

Model Type: Realistic Network

Region(s) or Organism(s): Neocortex

Cell Type(s): Hodgkin-Huxley neuron

Currents: I Calcium; I K; I M; I Sodium; I h

Receptors: AMPA; Gaba

Model Concept(s): Oscillations

Simulation Environment: Brian 2

Implementer(s): Aussel, Amélie [amelie.aussel at]


Aussel A, Fiebelkorn IC, Kastner S, Kopell NJ, Pittman-Polletta BR. (2023). Interacting rhythms enhance sensitivity of target detection in a fronto-parietal computational model of visual attention eLife. 12 [PubMed]

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