An olfacto-hippocampal network is dynamically involved in odor-discrimination learning.

  title={An olfacto-hippocampal network is dynamically involved in odor-discrimination learning.},
  author={Claire Martin and Jennifer Beshel and Leslie M. Kay},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={98 4},
Several studies have shown that memory consolidation relies partly on interactions between sensory and limbic areas. The functional loop formed by the olfactory system and the hippocampus represents an experimentally tractable model that can provide insight into this question. It had been shown previously that odor-learning associated beta band oscillations (15-30 Hz) of the local field potential in the rat olfactory system are enhanced with criterion performance, but it was unknown if these… 

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