Theta rhythm of navigation: Link between path integration and landmark navigation, episodic and semantic memory

@article{Buzski2005ThetaRO,
  title={Theta rhythm of navigation: Link between path integration and landmark navigation, episodic and semantic memory},
  author={Gy{\"o}rgy Buzs{\'a}ki},
  journal={Hippocampus},
  year={2005},
  volume={15}
}
  • G. Buzsáki
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hippocampus
Five key topics have been reverberating in hippocampal‐entorhinal cortex (EC) research over the past five decades: episodic and semantic memory, path integration (“dead reckoning”) and landmark (“map”) navigation, and theta oscillation. We suggest that the systematic relations between single cell discharge and the activity of neuronal ensembles reflected in local field theta oscillations provide a useful insight into the relationship among these terms. In rats trained to run in direction‐guided… Expand
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