How does the human brain encode distance and direction underlie navigation of a novel semantic space?

Simone Viganò, Manuela Piazza. Distance and direction codes underlie navigation of a novel semantic space in the human brain. Journal of Neuroscience 14 February 2020, 1849-19; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1849-19.2020

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A recent proposal posits that humans might use the

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How do the brain circuits work in encoding, retrieval and discrimination of episodic memories?

Hainmueller, T., Bartos, M. Dentate gyrus circuits for encoding, retrieval and discrimination of episodic memories. Nat Rev Neurosci (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41583-019-0260-z

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The dentate gyrus (DG) has a key role in hippocampal memory formation. Intriguingly, DG lesions impair …

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How to unlock the secrets of three-dimensional navigation in the brains of bats?

Ziying Fu, Jia Tang, Qicai Chen. Neuroscientists are questing to unlock the secrets of three-dimensional navigation in the brains of bats. In Journal of Chinese Science Bulletin, Dec 13, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1360/TB-2019-0404.

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Unlocking the secrets of spatial orientation

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What is the latest progress in brain-inspired navigation technology integrating perception and action decision?

YANG Chuang, LIU Jianye, XIONG Zhi, LAI Jizhou, XIONG Jun. Brain-inspired navigation technology integrating perception and action decision: A review and outlook[J]. ACTA AERONAUTICAET ASTRONAUTICA SINICA, 2020, 41(1): 23280-023280.

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“With the sustained development of brain and neuroscience as …

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How do desert ants perform path integration in a three-dimensional world?

Ronacher, B. Path integration in a three-dimensional world: the case of desert ants. J Comp Physiol A (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00359-020-01401-1

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Desert ants use path integration to return from foraging excursions on a shortcut way to their nests. …

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How do 3D place cells represent 3D volumetric space in rats?

Roddy M. Grieves, Selim Jedidi-Ayoub, Karyna Mishchanchuk, Anyi Liu, Sophie Renaudineau & Kate J. Jeffery. The place-cell representation of volumetric space in rats. Nat Commun 11, 789 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-14611-7

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“Place cells are spatially modulated neurons found in the …

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How does the time cells encode temporal information in the human brain?

Gray Umbach, Pranish Kantak, Joshua Jacobs, Michael J. Kahana, Brad E. Pfeiffer, Michael Sperling, Bradley Lega. Time cells in the human hippocampus and entorhinal cortex support episodic memory. bioRxiv 2020.02.03.932749; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.02.03.932749

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The organization of temporal information

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