Human hippocampal theta activity during virtual navigation

@article{Ekstrom2005HumanHT,
  title={Human hippocampal theta activity during virtual navigation},
  author={A. Ekstrom and J. Caplan and E. Ho and K. Shattuck and I. Fried and M. Kahana},
  journal={Hippocampus},
  year={2005},
  volume={15}
}
  • A. Ekstrom, J. Caplan, +3 authors M. Kahana
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hippocampus
  • This study examines whether 4–8‐Hz theta oscillations can be seen in the human hippocampus, and whether these oscillations increase during virtual movement and searching, as they do in rodents. Recordings from both hippocampal and neocortical depth electrodes were analyzed while six epileptic patients played a virtual taxi‐driver game. During the game, the patients alternated between searching for passengers, whose locations were random, and delivering them to stores, whose locations remained… CONTINUE READING
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