Representation of Non-Spatial and Spatial Information in the Lateral Entorhinal Cortex

@inproceedings{Deshmukh2011RepresentationON,
  title={Representation of Non-Spatial and Spatial Information in the Lateral Entorhinal Cortex},
  author={Sachin S. Deshmukh and James J. Knierim},
  booktitle={Front. Behav. Neurosci.},
  year={2011}
}
Some theories of memory propose that the hippocampus integrates the individual items and events of experience within a contextual or spatial framework. The hippocampus receives cortical input from two major pathways: the medial entorhinal cortex (MEC) and the lateral entorhinal cortex (LEC). During exploration in an open field, the firing fields of MEC grid cells form a periodically repeating, triangular array. In contrast, LEC neurons show little spatial selectivity, and it has been proposed… CONTINUE READING
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