Category: 3D Spatial Representation

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 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 to unlock the secrets of three-dimensional navigation in the brains of bats?

Ziying Fu, Jia Tang, Qicai Chen. Neuroscientists are questing to unlock the secrets of three-dimensional navigation in the brains of bats. In Journal of Chinese Science Bulletin, Dec 13, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1360/TB-2019-0404.

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Unlocking the secrets of spatial orientation

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How do 3D place cells represent 3D volumetric space in rats?

Roddy M. Grieves, Selim Jedidi-Ayoub, Karyna Mishchanchuk, Anyi Liu, Sophie Renaudineau & Kate J. Jeffery. The place-cell representation of volumetric space in rats. Nat Commun 11, 789 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-14611-7

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“Place cells are spatially modulated neurons found in the …

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How the 3D Head Orienting Movements are encoded in Primary Visual Cortex?

Grigori Guitchounts, Javier Alejandro Masis, Steffen B.E. Wolff, David Cox. Encoding of 3D Head Orienting Movements in Primary Visual Cortex. bioRxiv 2020.01.16.909473; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.16.909473

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Animals actively sample from the sensory world by generating complex patterns of movement

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How the grid cells perform path integral, path planning and error correction?

Gao, Ruiqi & Xie, Jianwen & Zhu, Song & Wu, Yingnian.  Learning Grid Cells as Vector Representation of Self-Position Coupled with Matrix Representation of Self-Motion. ICLR 2019

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This paper proposes a representational model for grid cells. In

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How the mammalian brain achieves accurate tracking of head direction at different turning-velocities?

Arseny Finkelstein, Hervé Rouault, Sandro Romani, Nachum Ulanovsky. Dynamic control of cortical head-direction signal by angular velocity. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/730374

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The sense of direction requires accurate tracking of head direction at different turning-velocities, yet it remains unclear how

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