The role of hippocampal subregions in detecting spatial novelty.

@article{Lee2005TheRO,
  title={The role of hippocampal subregions in detecting spatial novelty.},
  author={Inah Lee and Michael R Hunsaker and Raymond P. Kesner},
  journal={Behavioral neuroscience},
  year={2005},
  volume={119 1},
  pages={
          145-53
        }
}
Previous literature suggests that the hippocampus subserves processes associated with the encoding of novel information. To investigate the role of different subregions of the hippocampus, the authors made neurotoxic lesions in different subregions of the dorsal hippocampus (i.e., CA1, dentate gyrus [DG], or CA3) of rats, followed by tests using a spontaneous object exploration paradigm. All lesion groups explored normally an object newly introduced in a familiar location. However, when some of… 

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