Organization of cell assemblies in the hippocampus

@article{Harris2003OrganizationOC,
  title={Organization of cell assemblies in the hippocampus},
  author={Kenneth D. Harris and Jozsef Csicsvari and Hajime Hirase and George Dragoi and Gy{\"o}rgy Buzs{\'a}ki},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={424},
  pages={552-556}
}
Neurons can produce action potentials with high temporal precision. A fundamental issue is whether, and how, this capability is used in information processing. According to the ‘cell assembly’ hypothesis, transient synchrony of anatomically distributed groups of neurons underlies processing of both external sensory input and internal cognitive mechanisms. Accordingly, neuron populations should be arranged into groups whose synchrony exceeds that predicted by common modulation by sensory input… 

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