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Reactivations of emotional memory in the hippocampus–amygdala system during sleep

16:17 EDT 11 Sep 2017 | Nature Publishing

Girardeau et al. show that coordinated reactivations of functionally connected neurons between the hippocampus and the basolateral amygdala occur during sharp wave–ripples of sleep following training on an aversive spatial task. These findings suggest a mechanism by which emotional memories are consolidated during sleep.

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