20 Years of the Dynamics of Memory: The Long and Winding Road Linking Cellular Mechanisms to Behavior

Part of the Springer Series in Computational Neuroscience book series (NEUROSCI, volume 9)


The first Computational Neuroscience meetings in the 1990s fostered an increasing focus on biologically realistic modeling of neurons to understand the function of neural circuits. This chapter reviews some of the developments over the past 20 years, relating papers presented at the early meetings to subsequent developments. The review addresses developments in research on associative memory function, hippocampal memory function, the functional role of theta rhythm oscillations, and the discovery and modeling of grid cells.


Entorhinal Cortex Presynaptic Inhibition Theta Rhythm Piriform Cortex Intrinsic Frequency 
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Research supported by Silvio O. Conte Center grant NIMH MH71702, NIMH R01 MH61492; NSF Sciences of Learning Center CELEST SBE 0354378 and NIMH R01 60013 and ONR MURI N00014-10-1-0936.


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  1. 1.Department of Psychology and Graduate Program for Neuroscience, Center for Memory and BrainBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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