Coincidence detection in avian brainstem (Simon et al 1999)

A detailed biophysical model of coincidence detector neurons in the nucleus laminaris (auditory brainstem) which are purported to detect interaural time differences (ITDs) from Simon et al 1999.

Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell

Region(s) or Organism(s): Auditory brainstem

Cell Type(s): Nucleus laminaris neuron; Myelinated neuron

Currents: I Na,t; I K

Model Concept(s): Coincidence Detection; Influence of Dendritic Geometry; Detailed Neuronal Models; Synaptic Integration

Simulation Environment: NEURON

Implementer(s): Simon, Jonathon Z [jzsimon at]


Simon JZ, Carr CE, Shamma SA. (1999). A Dendritic Model of Coincidence Detection in the Avian Brainstem. Neurocomputing. 26-27

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