TB10 B&B Lecture 1; How is information represented in an individual neuron?

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1. How big is the tip of the electrode used in extracellular single unit recording?

  • 40 micrometers which detect 3+-1 surrounding neurons
  • 100 micrometers which detect 3+-1 surrounding neurons
  • 40 micrometers which detect 4/5/6 surrounding neurons
  • 100 micrometers which detect 4/5/6 surrounding neurons
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2. In a raster plot, what does a dot represent?

  • Time
  • How many spikes fired in a given period
  • A spike
  • An experimental trial

3. What does a tuning curve represent?

  • The typical L shaped trough pattern of neural responses
  • The typical onset-offset response patterns of neurons
  • The typical graded response patterns of neurons
  • The typical U shaped curve of neural response patterns

4. What shape is a typical tuning curve?

  • L shaped trough
  • Bell shaped
  • U shaped
  • Plateau at offset

5. What tuning can generalise e.g the same neuron can detect a stimulus based on similarity to a prototypical representation?

  • Detector tuning
  • Response tuning
  • Broad tuning
  • Specific tuning

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