About the Authors

Christoph Börgers
Department of Mathematics, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America

Giovanni Talei Franzesi, Edward S. Boyden
MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Fiona E. N. LeBeau
Institute of Neuroscience, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Nancy J. Kopell
Department of Mathematics and Center for Biodynamics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

cborgers@tufts.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CB GTF ESB NJK. Performed the experiments: GTF. Analyzed the data: CB GTF FENLB ESB NJK. Wrote the paper: CB GTF FENLB ESB NJK. Wrote software for network simulations and carried out computational experiments: CB. Guided and supervised essential parts of the experiments: FENLB.