Category: Neural Basis of Navigation

How does path integration operate at a neural level in humans?

Arnold, Aiden EG, Ford Burles, Signe Bray, Richard M. Levy, and Giuseppe Iaria. “Differential neural network configuration during human path integration.” Frontiers in human neuroscience 8 (2014): 263.

Abstract

Path integration is a fundamental skill for navigation

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How does the neural network link the scene perception and spatial memory systems of the human brain?

Adam Steel, Madeleine M. Billings, Edward H. Silson, Caroline E. Robertson. A network linking perception and memory systems in posterior cerebral cortex. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.05.25.115147

Abstract
“Here, we report a new network of brain areas bridging the spatial-memory and scene-perception

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How can local sensory signals be transformed into a global, multimodal, abstract representation of space for navigation?

Okubo T., Patella P., D’Alessandro I., and Wilson RI. “A Neural Network for Wind-Guided Compass Navigation.” Neuron, 2020, 107, Pp. 1-17

Summary
“Spatial maps in the brain are most accurate when they are linked to external sensory cues. …

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How can spatial navigation research in neuroscience and AI advance both fields significantly?

Bermudez-Contreras E, Clark BJ and Wilber A (2020) The Neuroscience of Spatial Navigation and the Relationship to Artificial IntelligenceFront. Comput. Neurosci. 14:63. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2020.00063

Abstract

“Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and neuroscience are impressive. In AI, this …

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How animals navigate over large-scale environments ?

Lee Harten, Amitay Katz1, Aya Goldshtein, Michal Handel, Yossi Yovel. The ontogeny of a mammalian cognitive map in the real world
SCIENCE 10 JUL 2020 : 194-197

Abstract
How animals navigate over large-scale environments remains a riddle. Specifically, …

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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

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

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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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