Networks with recurrent connections, forming circuits, and containing only a few neural units can shape signals in time, produce oscillations, and simulate certain forms of low-level motor control.
2.1 The Dynamics of Two Neural Units with Feedback in Series
2.2 Signal Processing in the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex (VOR)
2.3 The Parallel-Pathway Model of Velocity Storage in Primate VOR
2.4 The Positive-Feedback Model of Velocity Storage in the Primate VOR
2.5 The Negative-Feedback Model of Velocity Leakage in the Pigeon VOR
2.6 Oculomotor Neural Integration via Reciprocal Inhibition
2.7 Simulating the Insect-Flight Central Pattern Generator
Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Thomas J. Anastasio (2013), "[Illinois] MCB 493 Lecture 2: Recurrent Connections and Simple Neural Circuits," http://nanohub.org/resources/16717.
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