List of contributors. Anatomical bases of neural network modeling (J. Szentágothai). Models of visuomotor coordination in frog and monkey (M.A. Arbib). Analysis of single-unit activity in the cerebral cortex (M. Abeles). Single neuron dynamics: an introduction (L.F. Abbott). An introduction to neural oscillators (B. Ermentrout). Mechanisms resposnsible for epilepsy in hippocampal slices predispose the brain to collective oscillations (R.D. Traub, J.G.R. Jefferys). Diffusion models of single neurones' activity (L.M. Ricciardi). Noise and chaos in neural systems (P. Érdi). Qualitative overview of population neurodynamics (W.J. Freeman). Toward a kinetic theory of cortical-like neural fields (F. Ventriglia). Psychology, neurobiology and modeling: the science of hebbian reverberations (D.J. Amit). Pattern recognition with neural networks (K. Fukushima). Bibliography. Subject index.