How does the brain encode angular and linear velocity?

Davide Spalla, Alessandro Treves, Charlotte N. Boccara. Angular and Linear Speed Cells in the Parahippocampal Circuits. bioRxiv 2021.01.28.428631; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.28.428631

Abstract
An essential role of the hippocampal region is to integrate information to compute and update representations. …

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Whether and how the 3D position and velocity of the head and eyes are represented in the rodent MEC neural circuitry supporting navigation?

Caitlin S. Mallory, Kiah Hardcastle, Malcolm G. Campbell, Alexander Attinger, Isabel I. C. Low, Jennifer L. Raymond & Lisa M. Giocomo. Mouse entorhinal cortex encodes a diverse repertoire of self-motion signals. Nat Commun 12, 671 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-20936-8

Abstract
“Neural …

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How does the retrosplenial cortex combine internal and external cues to encode head velocity during navigation?

Sepiedeh Keshavarzi, Edward F. Bracey, Richard A. Faville, Dario Campagner, Adam L. Tyson, Stephen C. Lenzi, Tiago Branco, Troy W. Margrie. The retrosplenial cortex combines internal and external cues to encode head velocity during navigation. bioRxiv 2021.01.22.427789; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.22.427789…

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How does the brain represent the location of oneself and others in shared environments?

Stangl, M., Topalovic, U., Inman, C.S. et al. Boundary-anchored neural mechanisms of location-encoding for self and others. Nature (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-03073-y

Abstract
Everyday tasks in social settings require humans to encode neural representations of not only their own spatial

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How does the brain update memory representation?

William Mau, Michael E Hasselmo, Denise J Cai. The brain in motion: How ensemble fluidity drives memory-updating and flexibility
eLife 2020;9:e63550 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.63550

Abstract
“While memories are often thought of as flashbacks to a previous experience, they do not …

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How do time cells in the human hippocampus and entorhinal cortex support episodic memory?

Gray Umbach, Pranish Kantak, Joshua Jacobs, Michael Kahana, Brad E. Pfeiffer, Michael Sperling, Bradley Lega. Time cells in the human hippocampus and entorhinal cortex support episodic memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Nov 2020, 117 (45) 28463-28474; …

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How do hippocampal replay patterns dynamically change during the spatial learning process

Hideyoshi Igata, Yuji Ikegaya, Takuya Sasaki. Prioritized experience replays on a hippocampal predictive map for learning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jan 2021, 118 (1) e2011266118; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2011266118

Significance

The hippocampus is crucial for spatial learning

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