Category: Neural Basis of Navigation

How direct cortical inputs to hippocampal area CA1 transmit complementary signals for goal-directed navigation?

John C Bowler, Attila Losonczy. Direct Cortical Inputs to Hippocampal Area CA1 Transmit Complementary Signals for Goal-directed Navigation. bioRxiv 2022.11.10.516009; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.11.10.516009

Summary
“The entorhinal cortex (EC) is central to the brain’s navigation system. Its subregions are conventionally thought …

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How does the brain transform a head direction signal into a goal-oriented steering command?

Elena A. Westeinde, Emily Kellogg, Paul M. Dawson, Jenny Lu, Lydia Hamburg, Benjamin Midler, Shaul Druckmann, Rachel I. Wilson. Transforming a head direction signal into a goal-oriented steering command. bioRxiv 2022.11.10.516039; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.11.10.516039

Abstract
To navigate, we must

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How entorhinal cortex directs learning-related changes in CA1 representations?

Christine Grienberger, Jeffrey C. Magee. Entorhinal cortex directs learning-related changes in CA1 representations. Nature (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-022-05378-6

Abstract
Learning-related changes in brain activity are thought to underlie adaptive behaviours1,2. For instance, the learning of a reward site by …

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How does the monarch butterfly brain encode goal direction?

M. Jerome Beetz, Christian Kraus, Basil el Jundi. Neural representation of goal direction in the monarch butterfly brain. bioRxiv 2022.10.15.512348; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.10.15.512348

Abstract
Neural processing of a navigational goal requires the continuous comparison between the current heading and

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How entorhinal grid-like codes and time-locked network dynamics track others navigating through space?

Isabella C Wagner, Luise Graichen, Boryana Todorova, Andre Luettig, David Omer, Matthias Stangl, Claus Lamm. Entorhinal grid-like codes and time-locked network dynamics track others navigating through space. bioRxiv 2022.10.08.511403; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.10.08.511403

Abstract
“Navigating through crowded, dynamically changing social environments …

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Whether the compression of time cells obeys the Weber-Fechner Law?

Rui Cao, John H. Bladon, Stephen J. Charczynski, Michael E. Hasselmo, Marc W. Howard. Internally Generated Time in the Rodent Hippocampus is Logarithmically Compressed. bioRxiv 2021.10.25.465750; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.25.465750

Abstract
“The Weber-Fechner law proposes that our perceived sensory input increases …

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How hippocampal neurons with object-anchored firing fields contribute to homing based on path integration in navigation?

Maryam Najafian Jazi, Adrian Tymorek, Ting Yung Yen, Felix Jose Kavarayil, Moritz Stingl, Sherman Richard Chau, Benay Baskurt, Celia Garcia Vilela, Kevin Allen. Hippocampal firing fields anchored to a moving object predict homing direction during path-integration-based behavior. bioRxiv 2022.09.30.510268; doi: …

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