How to study long-term memory formation and recall during spatial navigation in rodents?

Morales L, Tomàs DP, Dalmau J, de la Rocha J and Jercog PE (2020) High-Throughput Task to Study Memory Recall During Spatial Navigation in Rodents. Front. Behav. Neurosci. 14:64. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2020.00064

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“Spatial navigation is one of the most …

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How the representation of visual objects is organized in the brain?

Bao, P., She, L., McGill, M. et al. A map of object space in primate inferotemporal cortex. Nature (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2350-5

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“The inferotemporal (IT) cortex is responsible for object recognition, but it is unclear how the representation of visual

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How does the mouse brain encode 3D compass?

Dora E. Angelaki, Julia Ng, Amada M. Abrego, Henry X. Cham, Eftihia K. Asprodini, J. David Dickman & Jean Laurens . A gravity-based three-dimensional compass in the mouse brainNat Commun 11, 1855 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15566-5

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“Gravity sensing provides …

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How can navigation in cluttered environments be supported by utilizing a combination of grid cell-driven vector navigation, place cell-driven topological navigation, and border cell-driven local obstacle avoidance?

Edvardsen, V, Bicanski, A, Burgess, N. Navigating with grid and place cells in cluttered environments. Hippocampus. 2020; 30: 220– 232. https://doi.org/10.1002/hipo.23147

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“Hippocampal formation contains several classes of neurons thought to be involved in navigational processes, in particular place …

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How is speed signal utilized by the brain for performing path integration?

Holger Dannenberg, Hallie Lazaro, Pranav Nambiar, Alec Hoyland, Michael E Hasselmo. Effects of visual inputs on neural dynamics for coding of location and running speed in medial entorhinal cortex. bioRxiv 2020.04.06.027466; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.06.027466

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“Neuronal representations of spatial location …

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How does the brain encode landmarks?

Fischer, Lukas, Raul Mojica Soto-Albors, Friederike Buck, and Mark Harnett. “Representation of Visual Landmarks in Retrosplenial Cortex.” eLife 2020;9:e51458 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.51458

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The process by which visual information is incorporated into the brain’s spatial framework to represent

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How does the brain maintain a proper sense of 3D orientation relative to both local and global cues in 3D navigation?

Patrick A. LaChance, Julie R. Dumont, Pelin Ozel, Jennifer L. Marcroft, Jeffrey S. Taube. Commutative Properties of Head Direction Cells During Locomotion in 3D: Are All Routes Equal? Journal of Neuroscience 3 March 2020, 2789-19; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2789-19.2020

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Navigation

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