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Science  05 Oct 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5847, pp. 44
DOI: 10.1126/science.1144865

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Buschman and Miller (Reports, 30 March 2007, p. 1860) described the activity of ensembles of neurons in parietal and frontal cortex of monkeys performing visual search for targets that were easy or hard to distinguish from distractors. However, their conclusions are called into question by discrepancies between their results and publications from other laboratories measuring the same neural process.

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