Reactivation of hippocampal ensemble memories during sleep.

@article{Wilson1994ReactivationOH,
  title={Reactivation of hippocampal ensemble memories during sleep.},
  author={M. Alice Wilson and Bruce L. McNaughton},
  journal={Science},
  year={1994},
  volume={265 5172},
  pages={
          676-9
        }
}
Simultaneous recordings were made from large ensembles of hippocampal "place cells" in three rats during spatial behavioral tasks and in slow-wave sleep preceding and following these behaviors. Cells that fired together when the animal occupied particular locations in the environment exhibited an increased tendency to fire together during subsequent sleep, in comparison to sleep episodes preceding the behavioral tasks. Cells that were inactive during behavior, or that were active but had non… 
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