Integration of the sensory inputs to place cells: What, where, why, and how?

@article{Jeffery2007IntegrationOT,
  title={Integration of the sensory inputs to place cells: What, where, why, and how?},
  author={Kate J. Jeffery},
  journal={Hippocampus},
  year={2007},
  volume={17}
}
  • K. Jeffery
  • Published 1 September 2007
  • Computer Science, Medicine, Geography
  • Hippocampus
The hippocampal place cells are a highly multimodal class of neurons, receiving information from many different sensory sources to correctly localize their firing to restricted regions of an environment. Evidence suggests that the sensory information is processed upstream of the hippocampus, to extract both angular and linear metric information, and also contextual information. These various kinds of information need to be integrated for coherent firing fields to be generated, and the present… Expand
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