How do hippocampal place cells support spatial navigation and memory?

Nick T.M. Robinson, Lucie A.L. Descamps, Lloyd E. Russell, Moritz O. Buchholz, Brendan A. Bicknell, Georgy K. Antonov, Joanna Y.N. Lau, Rebecca Nutbrown, Christoph Schmidt-Hieber, Michael Häusser. Targeted Activation of Hippocampal Place Cells Drives Memory-Guided Spatial Behavior. Cell, 2020, …

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How does the brain implement allocentric-egocentric coordinate transformation to guide navigation behavior?

Joeri BG van Wijngaarden, Susanne S Babl, Hiroshi T Ito. Entorhinal-retrosplenial circuits for allocentric-egocentric transformation of boundary coding. Elife. 2020 Nov 3;9:e59816. doi: 10.7554/eLife.59816. PMID: 33138915.

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Spatial navigation requires landmark coding from two perspectives, relying on viewpoint-invariant

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Whether do the dorsal CA1 place cells of rats encode environmental connectivity?

Éléonore Duvelle, Roddy M Grieves, Anyi Liu, Selim Jedidi-Ayoub, Joanna Holeniewska, Adam Harris, Nils Nyberg, Francesco Donnarumma, Julie M. Lefort, Kate J. Jeffery, Christopher Summerfield, Giovanni Pezzulo, Hugo J. Spiers. Hippocampal place cells encode global location but not changes in

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How do rats navigate in three-dimensional volumetric environments?

Selim Jedidi-Ayoub, Karyna Mishchanchuk, Anyi Liu, Sophie Renaudineau, Éléonore Duvelle & Roddy M. Grieves. Volumetric spatial behaviour in rats reveals the anisotropic organisation of navigation. Anim Cogn (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10071-020-01432-w

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“We investigated how access to the vertical dimension influences …

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How does brainstem locomotor circuit drive the activity of speed cells in the medial entorhinal cortex?

Carvalho, Miguel M., Nouk Tanke, Emilio Kropff, Menno P. Witter, May-Britt Moser, and Edvard I. Moser. “A Brainstem Locomotor Circuit Drives the Activity of Speed Cells in the Medial Entorhinal Cortex.” Cell Reports 32, no. 10 (2020): 108123.…

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How does freely swimming fish represent space and locomotion in the brain to enable successful navigation?

Vinepinsky, E., Cohen, L., Perchik, S. et al. Representation of edges, head direction, and swimming kinematics in the brain of freely-navigating fish. Sci Rep 10, 14762 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71217-1

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Like most animals, the survival of fish depends on

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How are spatial landmarks encoded by cue cells in MEC for error correction during path integration?

Kinkhabwala, Amina A., Yi Gu, Dmitriy Aronov, and David W. Tank. “Visual cue-related activity of cells in the medial entorhinal cortex during navigation in virtual reality.” Elife 9 (2020): e43140.

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During spatial navigation, animals use self-motion

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