Activity Pattern (image) Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Caption An activity pattern is comparable to a communication protocol. It indicates which neuron is active at a given time. Credit Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.