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Neurons that fire together, don’t always wire together

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Primary visual cortex neurons projecting to higher visual area AL

Neuroscientists uncover a new rule of connectivity of neurons in the neocortex

As the adage goes “neurons that fire together, wire together,” but a new paper published today in Neuron demonstrates that, in addition to response similarity, projection target also constrains local connectivity.

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