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Study identifies previously unknown function in the brain involving memory.


It is known that the hippocampus is central to episodic memory and spatial navigation both of which rely on sequences of spatiotemporal information.  Spatiotemporal trajectories are coded by theta sequences, ordered series of hippocampal place cell spikes that reflect the order of behavioural experiences. Theta sequences are thought to be organized by co-occurring gamma rhythms. However, how sequences of locations

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