How does the monarch butterfly modulate heading representation?

M. Jerome Beetz, Christian Kraus, Myriam Franzke, Eric J. Warrant, Christine Merlin, Basil el Jundi. Flight-induced compass representation in the monarch butterfly heading network. Current Biology, 2021,  Published:November 24, 2021 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2021.11.009

Summary
“For navigation, animals use a robust internal …

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How do cognitive maps support hierarchical planning at multiple scales for large-scale navigation?

Iva K. Brunec and Ida Momennejad. Predictive Representations in Hippocampal and Prefrontal Hierarchies. Journal of Neuroscience 19 November 2021, JN-RM-1327-21; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1327-21.2021

Abstract
“As we navigate the world, we use learned representations of relational structures to explore and to …

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How does the brain encode the angular head velocity with multisensory integration?

Sepiedeh Keshavarzi, Edward F. Bracey, Richard A. Faville, Dario Campagner, Adam L. Tyson, Stephen C. Lenzi, Tiago Branco, Troy W. Margrie. Multisensory coding of angular head velocity in the retrosplenial cortex. Neuron, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2021.10.031.

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To successfully navigate

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How does the brain map future navigational goals?

Raunak Basu, Robert Gebauer, Tim Herfurth, Simon Kolb, Zahra Golipour, Tatjana Tchumatchenko & Hiroshi T. Ito. The orbitofrontal cortex maps future navigational goals. Nature (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-04042-9

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Accurate navigation to a desired goal requires consecutive estimates of spatial

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How does the hippocampus of flying owls encode 3D space?

Arpit Agarwal, Ayelet Sarel, Dori Derdikman, Nachum Ulanovsky, Yoram Gutfreund. Spatial coding in the hippocampus of flying owls. bioRxiv 2021.10.24.465553; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.24.465553

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“The elucidation of spatial coding in the hippocampus requires exploring diverse animal species. While robust place-cells …

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How Animals Map 3D Spaces?

For further info, please visit the report titled ‘How Animals Map 3D Spaces Surprises Brain Researchers‘ at Quanta Magazine

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How does the human brain encode global and local head direction?

J. P. Shine, T. Wolbers. Global and Local Head Direction Coding in the Human Brain. bioRxiv 2021.10.11.463872; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.11.463872

Abstract
“Orientation-specific head direction (HD) cells increase their firing rate to indicate one’s facing direction in the environment. Rodent studies

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