Sergeeva (2012) poster: sleep and hippocampal map

Task dependent reorganization of hippocampal map is enhanced by sleep

*A. SERGEEVA, S. COOPER, G. POE; 

 Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan, APSS, 2012, Boston, MA

 REM sleep is important to hippocampus-dependent learning. We tested the hypothesis that the sleep period just after introduction of a novel set of reward positions in a familiar maze would be important to the learning-related reorganization of the spatial map.

 

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About Tore Nielsen

Researcher at University of Montreal and Director of Dream & Nightmare Laboratory
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