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

Abstract
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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How does the human brain encode egocentric (self-centered) spatial information?

Lukas Kunz, Armin Brandt, Peter C. Reinacher, Bernhard P. Staresina, Eric T. Reifenstein, Christoph T. Weidemann, Nora A. Herweg, Melina Tsitsiklis, Richard Kempter, Michael J. Kahana, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, Joshua Jacobs. A neural code of egocentric spatial information in human medial

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How do grid cells encode local head direction?

Klara Gerlei, Jessica Passlack, Ian Hawes, Brianna Vandrey, Holly Stevens, Ioannis Papastathopoulos, Matthew F. Nolan. Grid cells encode local head direction. bioRxiv 681312; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/681312

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Grid and head direction codes represent cognitive spaces for navigation and memory

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How do multiple head direction cells work in different brain regions?

Robert GK Munn, Lisa M Giocomo. Multiple head direction signals within entorhinal cortex: origin and function. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. Volume 64, 2020, Pages 32-40.

Highlights

Directional signals in mammals arise from vestibular inputs and ascend to cortex

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Egocentric boundary vector tuning of the retrosplenial cortex

Andrew S. Alexander, Lucas C. Carstensen, James R. Hinman, Florian Raudies, G. William Chapman and Michael E. Hasselmo. Egocentric boundary vector tuning of the retrosplenial cortex. SCIENCE ADVANCES21 FEB 2020 : EAAZ2322

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“The retrosplenial cortex is reciprocally connected …

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How do spatial maps work in olfactory cortex during olfactory navigation?

Cindy Poo, Gautam Agarwal, Niccolò Bonacchi, Zachary Mainen. Spatial maps in olfactory cortex during olfactory navigation
bioRxiv 2020.02.18.935494; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.02.18.935494

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Animals rely on chemical signals to forage for food, shelter, and mates. Such behaviors call for odor

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