Cellular networks underlying human spatial navigation

@article{Ekstrom2003CellularNU,
  title={Cellular networks underlying human spatial navigation},
  author={Arne D. Ekstrom and Michael Jacob Kahana and Jeremy B. Caplan and Tony A. Fields and Eve A. Isham and Ehren L. Newman and Itzhak Fried},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={425},
  pages={184-188}
}
Place cells of the rodent hippocampus constitute one of the most striking examples of a correlation between neuronal activity and complex behaviour in mammals. These cells increase their firing rates when the animal traverses specific regions of its surroundings, providing a context-dependent map of the environment. Neuroimaging studies implicate the hippocampus and the parahippocampal region in human navigation. However, these regions also respond selectively to visual stimuli. It thus remains… 

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