Journal article

Neural field theory of evoked response potentials in a spherical brain geometry

KN Mukta, Xiao Gao, PA Robinson

Physical Review E | American Physical Society (APS) | Published : 2019

Abstract

Evoked response potentials (ERPs) are calculated in spherical and planar geometries using neural field theory of the corticothalamic system. The ERP is modeled as an impulse response and the resulting modal effects of spherical corticothalamic dynamics are explored, showing that results for spherical and planar geometries converge in the limit of large brain size. Cortical modal effects can lead to a double-peak structure in the ERP time series. It is found that the main difference between infinite planar geometry and spherical geometry is that the ERP peak is sharper and stronger in the spherical geometry. It is also found that the magnitude of the response decreases with increasing spatial..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Center of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function (ARC)


Awarded by Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by a University of Sydney International Scholarship (USydIS), by the Australian Research Council Center of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function (ARC Grant No. CE140100007), and by the Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship Grant No. FL140100025.