Telemetered Recording of Hormone Effects on Hippocampal Neurons

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Science  23 Apr 1971:
Vol. 172, Issue 3981, pp. 394-395
DOI: 10.1126/science.172.3981.394


Frequency-modulated telemetry was used to record the effects of hormones on single-unit activity in the brains of freely moving rats. Corticosterone decreased unit activity in the dorsal hippocampus. Adrenocorticotrophic hormone had the opposite effect.