Category: Spatial Cognition

How dose the human brain integrate information about past temporal and cognitive contexts

Halle R Dimsdale-Zucker, Maria E Montchal, Zachariah M Reagh, Shao-Fang Wang, Laura A Libby, Charan R Ranganath. Hippocampal subfields integrate information about past temporal and cognitive contexts. bioRxiv 766311; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/766311

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“The hippocampus plays a critical role in …

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How do place cells encode local surface texture boundaries?

Chia-Hsuan Wang, Joseph D Monaco, James J Knierim. Hippocampal place cells encode local surface texture boundaries. 

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“The cognitive map is often assumed to be a Euclidean map that isometrically represents the real world (i.e. the

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How do the same brain systems represent and process different spatial scales environments?

Michael Peer, Yorai Ron, Rotem Monsa, Shahar Arzy. Processing of different spatial scales in the human brain. eLife 2019;8:e47492 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.47492

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Humans navigate across a range of spatial scales, from rooms to continents, but the brain systems underlying

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Whether the firing associations of grid cells depend on hippocampal inputs?

Noam Almog, Gilad Tocker, Tora Bonnevie, Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser, Dori Derdikman. During hippocampal inactivation, grid cells maintain their synchrony, even when the grid pattern is lost. bioRxiv 592006; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/592006

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The grid cell network in the MEC …

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How olfactory landmarks and path integration converge to form a cognitive spatial map?

Walter M Fischler, Narendra Joshi, Virginia Devi-Chou, Lacey Kitch, Mark Schnitzer, Larry F Abbott, Richard Axel. Olfactory Landmarks and Path Integration Converge to Form a Cognitive Spatial Map. bioRxiv 752360; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/752360

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The convergence of internal path

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How does place cell network pattern develop with experience?

Soyoun KimDajung JungSebastien Royer. Place cell map genesis via competitive learning and conjunctive coding in the dentate gyrus

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Place cells exhibit spatially selective firing fields and collectively map the

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How the entorhinal cortex supports landmark-based navigation and path integration

Chen, Xiaoli, Paula Vieweg, and Thomas Wolbers. “Computing distance information from landmarks and self-motion cues-Differential contributions of anterior-lateral vs. posterior-medial entorhinal cortex in humans.” NeuroImage (2019): 116074.

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Landmarks and path integration cues are two important sources

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