The contributions of position, direction, and velocity to single unit activity in the hippocampus of freely-moving rats

@article{McNaughton2004TheCO,
  title={The contributions of position, direction, and velocity to single unit activity in the hippocampus of freely-moving rats},
  author={Bruce L. McNaughton and Carol A. Barnes and John O’Keefe},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={52},
  pages={41-49}
}
SummaryIsolated single units in rat dorsal hippocampus and fascia dentata were classified as ‘Theta’ or ‘Complex-Spike’ cells, and their firing characteristics were examined with respect to position, direction and velocity of movement during forced choice, food rewarded search behavior on a radial eight arm maze. Most spikes from CS cells ocurred when the animal was located within a particular place on the maze and moving in a particular direction. Theta cells had very low spatial selectivity… Expand
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