Memory reprocessing in corticocortical and hippocampocortical neuronal ensembles.

  title={Memory reprocessing in corticocortical and hippocampocortical neuronal ensembles.},
  author={Y Qin and Bruce L. McNaughton and William E. Skaggs and Carol A. Barnes},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  volume={352 1360},
  • Y. Qin, B. McNaughton, C. Barnes
  • Published 29 October 1997
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Hippocampal cells that fire together during behaviour exhibit enhanced activity correlations during subsequent sleep, with some preservation of temporal order information. Thus, information reflecting experiences during behaviour is re-expressed in hippocampal circuits during subsequent 'offline' periods, as postulated by some theories of memory consolidation. If the hippocampus orchestrates the reinstatement of experience-specific activity patterns in the neocortex, as also postulated by such… 

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