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Nature Neuroscience 10, 13 - 15 (2007)
doi:10.1038/nn0107-13

Cortico-hippocampal interaction during up-down states and memory consolidation

Mayank R Mehta1

  1. Mayank R. Mehta is at the Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, 190 Thayer St., Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA. e-mail: mayank@brown.edu


Sleep may promote the transfer of memories from hippocampus to cortex. New work shows that experiences are replayed during sleep in both brain regions and that replay in these two areas occurs synchronously.

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