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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Spatial navigation is often used as a behavioral task in studies of the neuronal circuits that underlie cognition, learning and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
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  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
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  • Corpus ID: 6521266
In this paper, I address the question as to why participants tend to respond realistically to situations and events portrayed… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Understanding the empirical rules that regulate alterations of hippocampal firing fields will enhance our understanding of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Hippocampal “place cells” fire when a freely moving rat is in a given location. The firing of these cells is controlled by visual… Expand
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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… Expand
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