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Recording Single Neurons' Action Potentials from Freely Moving Pigeons Across Three Stages of Learning
 

Recording Single Neurons' Action Potentials from Freely Moving Pigeons Across Three Stages of Learning

Article DOI: 10.3791/51283
June 2nd, 2014

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Summary June 2nd, 2014

Learning new stimulus-response associations engages a wide range of neural processes which are ultimately reflected in changing spike output of individual neurons. Here we describe a behavioral protocol allowing for the continuous registration of single-neuron activity while animals acquire, extinguish, and reacquire a conditioned response within a single experimental session.

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