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Cognitive neuroscience

Time, space and memory


The brain's hippocampus contains place cells, which encode an animal's specific location. The finding that hippocampal neurons may also respond to time could provide information on the coding of episodic memories.

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Figure 1: Externally driven and self-organized cell assemblies track time.


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Buzsáki, G. Time, space and memory. Nature 497, 568–569 (2013).

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