Category: Spatial Memory

Whether network oscillation occurs in MEC at behavioural time scales in the second-to-minute regime such as spatial navigation and episodic memory?

Soledad Gonzalo Cogno, Horst A. Obenhaus, Ragnhild Irene Jacobsen, Flavio Donato, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser. Minute-scale oscillatory sequences in medial entorhinal cortex. bioRxiv 2022.05.02.490273; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.05.02.490273

Abstract
The medial entorhinal cortex (MEC) hosts many of the brain’s

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How does the brain translate experiences into structured knowledge that allows us to navigate to achieve goals?

Corey Fernandez, Jiefeng Jiang, Shao-Fang Wang, Hannah Choi, Anthony D Wagner. Representational integration and differentiation in the human hippocampus following goal-directed navigation. bioRxiv 2022.04.12.488078; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.04.12.488078

Abstract
“As we learn, dynamic memory processes build structured knowledge across our experiences. …

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How does the hippocampus rapidly consolidates novel information for spatial navigation?

Brad E. Pfeiffer. Spatial learning drives rapid goal representation in hippocampal ripples without place field accumulation or goal-oriented theta sequences. Journal of Neuroscience 8 April 2022, JN-RM-2479-21; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2479-21.2022

Abstract
The hippocampus is critical for rapid acquisition of

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How do hippocampal neurons contribute to memorizing and utilizing information acquired through social observations and interactions?

Mou, Xiang, Abhishekh Pokhrel, Prakul Suresh, and Daoyun Ji. “Observational learning promotes hippocampal remote awake replay toward future reward locations.” Neuron, Volume 110, Issue 5, 2 March 2022, Pages 891-902.e7

Summary
The neural circuit mechanisms underlying observational

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How are hippocampal cognitive maps used and updated flexibly for inference?

Mona M. Garvert, Tankred Saanum, Eric Schulz, Nicolas W. Schuck, Christian F. Doeller. Hippocampal spatio-temporal cognitive maps adaptively guide reward generalization. bioRxiv 2021.10.22.465012; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.22.465012

ABSTRACT
The brain forms cognitive maps of relational knowledge, an organizing principle thought

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Whether are some head direction cells sensitive to magnetic direction in a migratory bird ?

Takahashi, Susumu, Takumi Hombe, Sakiko Matsumoto, Kaoru Ide, and Ken Yoda. “Head direction cells in a migratory bird prefer north.” Science Advances 8, no. 5 (2022): eabl6848.

Abstract
“Animals exhibit remarkable navigation abilities as if they have an …

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How information about spatial landmarks and movement is encoded in the first stage of the hippocampus, the dentate gyrus?

Sebnem N. Tuncdemir, Andres D. Grosmark, Gergely F. Turi, Amei Shank, John C. Bowler, Gokhan Ordek, Attila Losonczy, Rene Hen, Clay O. Lacefield. Parallel processing of sensory cue and spatial information in the dentate gyrus. Cell Reports, Volume 38, …

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