Title

Spatial Cognition: Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and the Memory Puzzle

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-21-2020

Publication Title

Current Biology

Volume

30

Issue

18

First page number:

1

Last page number:

4

Abstract

We navigate through space using the coordinated activity of spatially sensitive cells in the hippocampus. A new study shows that moderate prenatal alcohol exposure alters multiple features of hippocampal spatial responses, leading to inflexible and less precise representations of our surroundings.

Disciplines

Developmental Psychology | Psychology | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Language

English

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