Memory processing: the critical role of neuronal replay during sleep

Breton, J. and Robertson, E. M. (2013) Memory processing: the critical role of neuronal replay during sleep. Current Biology, 23(18), R836-R838. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2013.07.068) (PMID:24070442)

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Abstract

Patterns of neuronal activity present during learning in the hippocampus are replayed during sleep. A new study highlights the functional importance of this neurophysiological phenomenon by showing that neuronal replay is critical for memory processing over a night of sleep.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Robertson, Professor Edwin
Authors: Breton, J., and Robertson, E. M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology
Journal Name:Current Biology
Publisher:Elsevier (Cell Press)
ISSN:0960-9822
ISSN (Online):1879-0445
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd.
First Published:First published in Current Biology 23(12):R836–R838
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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