Human theta oscillations related to sensorimotor integration and spatial learning.

@article{Caplan2003HumanTO,
  title={Human theta oscillations related to sensorimotor integration and spatial learning.},
  author={Jeremy B. Caplan and Joseph R. Madsen and Andreas Schulze-Bonhage and Richard Aschenbrenner-Scheibe and Ehren L. Newman and Michael J. Kahana},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={4726-36}
}
oscillations in the rat hippocampus have been implicated in sensorimotor integration (Bland, 1986), especially during exploratory and wayfinding behavior. We propose that human cortical activity coordinates sensory information with a motor plan to guide wayfinding behavior to known goal locations. To test this hypothesis, we analyzed invasive recordings from epileptic patients while they performed a spatially immersive, virtual taxi driver task. Consistent with this hypothesis, we found… CONTINUE READING

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