About the Authors

Erika Cerasti, Alessandro Treves
SISSA, Cognitive Neuroscience Sector, Trieste, Italy

Alessandro Treves
Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for the Biology of Memory, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

Corresponding Author

cerasti@sissa.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: EC. Wrote the paper: EC AT. Carried out the mathematical analysis of the model and the computer simulations: EC. Designed the model, participated in its analysis and supervised the simulations: AT.