Limbic system interrelations: functional division among hippocampal-septal connections

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Science  05 Aug 1977:
Vol. 197, Issue 4303, pp. 587-589
DOI: 10.1126/science.560062


Neuronal activity was recorded simultaneously from hippocampus and medical or lateral septum during classical conditioning of the rabbit nictitating membrane response. Although similarities exist between hippocampal and lateral septal patterns of activity, medial septal unit discharges indicate a different role during learning.