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Rewinding the memory record

How does the brain store sequences of experience? Clues come from brain recordings of rats running along a track. The animals' memories seem to be consolidated in an unexpected way as they rest between runs.

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Colgin, L., Moser, E. Rewinding the memory record. Nature 440, 615–616 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/440615a

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