Hippocampal memory consolidation during sleep: a comparison of mammals and birds

@article{Rattenborg2011HippocampalMC,
  title={Hippocampal memory consolidation during sleep: a comparison of mammals and birds},
  author={Niels C. Rattenborg and Dolores Martı́nez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Timothy C. Roth and Vladimir V. Pravosudov},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={86}
}
The transition from wakefulness to sleep is marked by pronounced changes in brain activity. The brain rhythms that characterize the two main types of mammalian sleep, slow‐wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, are thought to be involved in the functions of sleep. In particular, recent theories suggest that the synchronous slow‐oscillation of neocortical neuronal membrane potentials, the defining feature of SWS, is involved in processing information acquired during wakefulness… 
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