Place Cells

Known as: Hippocampal Place Cell, Cells, Place, Place Cell, Hippocampal 
Pyramidal neurons in the HIPPOCAMPUS that play a role in cognitive representation of a specific location within a space.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Effective navigation requires planning extended routes to remembered goal locations. Hippocampal place cells have been proposed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
During spatial exploration, hippocampal neurons show a sequential firing pattern in which individual neurons fire specifically at… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
We expand upon our proposal that the oscillatory interference mechanism proposed for the phase precession effect in place cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The hippocampus has long been known to be involved in spatial navigational learning in rodents, and in memory for events in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Both episodic memory and spatial navigation require temporal encoding of the relationships between events or locations. In a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Physical variables such as the orientation of a line in the visual field or the location of the body in space are coded as… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The problem of predicting the position of a freely foraging rat based on the ensemble firing patterns of place cells recorded… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Hippocampal recordings show that different place cells fire at different phases during the same theta oscillation, probably at… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Previous studies have shown that hippocampal place fields are controlled by the salient sensory cues in the environment, in that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Rat hippocampal (CA1) complex spike "place cells" of freely behaving rats were recorded in pairs continuously during a series of… (More)
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