A Tradeoff in the Neural Code across Regions and Species

Raviv Pryluk, Yoav Kfir, Hagar Gelbard-Sagiv, Itzhak Fried, Rony Paz

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Comparisons of human and macaque neurons in the amygdala and cingulate cortex reveal species- and region-specific differences in information efficiency and robustness, pointing to evolutionary changes that could help explain human cognitive advantages and susceptibility to psychopathologies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)597-609.e18
Issue number3
StatePublished - 24 Jan 2019


  • amygdala
  • anxiety/mood disorders
  • cingulate-cortex
  • cognition
  • efficiency
  • evolution
  • neural code
  • primates
  • robustness

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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