X marks the spot: Imaging study in mice sheds light on how the brain draws a map to a destination

Posted by on July 7, 2016 5:11 pm
Categories: Science

Scientists have uncovered a key feature of the brain’s GPS that helps a mouse find what it is seeking. The study enabled scientists to define the precise duties of cells in a particular region of the hippocampus, the brain’s learning and memory center. The research also advances a long-standing quest in the field of neuroscience: tracing the pathway that information takes while traveling through the brain.

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