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Mayank Mehta

The Mehta lab is using a combination of behavioral, neural ensemble electrophysiology and sophisticated computational methods to understand how the brain perceives, understands and remembers information. The focus of the laboratory is on understanding the contribution of hippocampal cellular and circuit mechanisms, and cortico-hippocampal interaction, to learning and memory.

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Zahra M. Aghajan, Lavanya Acharya, Jason J. Moore, Jesse D. Cushman, Cliff Vuong, Mayank R. Mehta. Impaired spatial selectivity and intact phase precession in two-dimensional virtual reality, Nature Neurosci. doi:10.1038/nn.3884 (2014). Read Online | Read Science Daily article

Jesse D. Cushman, Daniel B. Aharoni, Bernard Willers, Pascal Ravassard, Ashley Kees, Cliff Vuong, Briana Popeney, Katsushi Arisaka, Mayank R. Mehta. Multisensory control of multimodal behavior: Do the legs know what the tongue is doing? PLoS ONE 8(11): e80465 (2013). Read online | Supplementary material

Pascal Ravassard, Ashley Kees, Bernard Willers, David Ho, Daniel Aharoni, Jesse Cushman, Zahra M. Aghajan, Mayank R. Mehta. Multisensory control of hippocampal spatiotemporal selectivity. Science, 340: 1342-1346 (2013). Read online | Supplementary material | Science editorial

T. G. Hahn, J. M. McFarland, S. Berberich, B. Sakmann, M. R. Mehta. Spontaneous persistent activity in entorhinal cortex modulates cortico-hippocampal interaction in vivo. Nature Neuroscience 15(11) 1531-1538 (2012). Read online | News and Views.

E. Resnik, J. M. McFarland, R. Sprengel, B. Sakmann, M. R. Mehta. The Effects of GluA1 Deletion on the Hippocampal Code for Position. J. Neurosci 32(26) 8952-8968 (2012).
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O. Ahmed, M. R. Mehta. Running Speed Alters the Frequency of Hippocampal Gamma Oscillations. J. Neurosci 32(21), 7373-7383 (2012). Read online