The Neural Binding Problem(s)

TitleThe Neural Binding Problem(s)
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsFeldman, J.
Published inCognitive Neurodynamics
Other Numbers3346

The famous Neural Binding Problem (NBP) comprises at least four distinctproblems with different computational and neural requirements. This review discussesthe current state of work on General Coordination, Visual Feature-Binding, VariableBinding, and the Subjective Unity of Perception. There is significant continuingprogress, partially masked by confusing the different versions of the NBP.


This work was supported in part by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the JohnTempleton Foundation. Very useful suggestions were made by Stan Klein, Christofvon der Malsburg, Bill Phillips, Lokendra Shastri, Carter Wendelken, and the referees. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors or originators and do not necessarily reflect the views of ONR or of the U.S. Government.

Bibliographic Notes

Cognitive Neurodynamics, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 1-11

Abbreviated Authors

J. Feldman

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