About the Authors

Nicholas A Lesica

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: lesica@zi.biologie.uni-muenchen.de

Address ¤ Current address: Department of Biology II, University of Munich, Martinsried, Germany

Affiliation Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Chong Weng

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York College of Optometry, New York, New York, United States of America

Jianzhong Jin

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York College of Optometry, New York, New York, United States of America

Chun-I Yeh

Affiliations Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York College of Optometry, New York, New York, United States of America , Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America

Jose-Manuel Alonso

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York College of Optometry, New York, New York, United States of America

Garrett B Stanley

Affiliation Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

NAL, JMA, and GBS conceived and designed the simulations and experiments. CW, JJ, CIY, and JMA performed the experiments. NAL performed the simulations and analyzed the data. NAL and GBS wrote the paper.