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Single Neuron Recording

  1. Jeffrey S Taube

Published Online: 15 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470018860.s00357

Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science

Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science

How to Cite

Taube, J. S. 2006. Single Neuron Recording. Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. .

Author Information

  1. Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2006


Single neuron recordings are the voltage or current responses monitored extracellularly or intracellularly from individual neurons over time.


  • neuron;
  • recording;
  • electrode;
  • cell membrane;
  • action potential