Preserved performance in a hippocampal‐dependent spatial task despite complete place cell remapping

@article{Jeffery2003PreservedPI,
  title={Preserved performance in a hippocampal‐dependent spatial task despite complete place cell remapping},
  author={Kate J. Jeffery and Alexandra Gilbert and Stephen Burton and Anna Strudwick},
  journal={Hippocampus},
  year={2003},
  volume={13}
}
The spatially localized firing of hippocampal place cells is thought to underlie the navigational function of the hippocampus. Performance on a spatial task learned using a particular place cell map should therefore deteriorate if the map is disrupted. To test this prediction, we trained rats on a hippocampal‐dependent spatial task in a black box and tested them in a white box. Although the change from black to white induced remapping of most place cells, navigational performance remained… 

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