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The ‘time neurons’ that help the brain keep track

Fluorescent micrograph of a neuron from the hippocampus

A cell in the brain region called the hippocampus, which contains neurons that can encode information about elapsed time. Credit: Robert McNeil, Baylor College of Medicine/SPL

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Nature 595, 152 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-01769-3

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