About the Authors

Yoram Burak
Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Yoram Burak, Boris I. Shraiman
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Boris I. Shraiman
Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

shraiman@kitp.ucsb.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the paper: YB BIS. Performed the simulations: YB. Developed the model and the theory: YB BIS.