Hippocampal sequences link past, present, and future

Andrew M. Wikenheiser, A. David Redish

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Abstract

Disrupting the reactivation of hippocampal neurons during sleep impairs memory consolidation in rats. However, the functional importance of reactivation during awake states is unknown. An experiment in which awake reactivation was disrupted suggests that this phenomenon could adaptively guide behavior by linking previous learning with the current state of the world.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-362
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Cognitive Sciences
Volume16
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2012

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