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Alexandre Pouget

Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Brain And Cognitive Sciences

Areas of expertise: Computational and theoretical neuroscience

Press contact:
Monique Patenaude
(585) 276-3693

Related Links:
Alex Pouget Homepage

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November 10, 2006

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Alex Pougetís research strives to uncover general principles of computation in neural circuits, and more particularly, cortical circuits. Answering this question is critical to understanding how the brain performs a wide variety of tasks, including seeing, hearing, representing the external world, making decisions or controlling motor behavior.