Olfactory inputs modulate respiration-related rhythmic activity in the prefrontal cortex and freezing behavior

Abstract

Respiration and airflow through the nasal cavity are known to be correlated with rhythmic neural activity in the central nervous system. Here we show in rodents that during conditioned fear-induced freezing behavior, mice breathe at a steady rate (~4 Hz), which is correlated with a predominant 4-Hz oscillation in the prelimbic prefrontal cortex (plPFC), a… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03988-1

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