How neuronal oscillations code for temporal statistics

Sanne ten Oever

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisInternal

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Abstract

The world around us is constantly changing. Consequently, the perception of our environment is shaped by the properties of these temporal changes. This PhD examined how perception is influenced by these temporal dynamics. On the one hand, temporal information directs our attention to events occurring at specific moments in time. On the other hand, temporal information determines the quality of our percept, directly influencing the content of our perception. We show that specific brain patterns can track temporal properties, thereby flexibly coding the dynamics of our environment.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Maastricht University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Sack, Alexander, Supervisor
  • van Atteveldt, Nienke, Co-Supervisor
Award date9 Jun 2016
Place of PublicationMaastricht
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789462954892
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • brain
  • attention
  • temporal information
  • oscillations

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