Category: Path Integration

How to implement closed-loop control and recalibration of place cells by optic flow?

Manu S Madhav, Ravikrishnan P Jayakumar, Brian Y Li, Francesco Savelli, James J Knierim, Noah J Cowan. Closed-loop control and recalibration of place cells by optic flow. bioRxiv 2022.06.12.495823; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.06.12.495823

Abstract
“Understanding the interplay between sensory input, endogenous …

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How could path integration vectors be encoded in the brains of bees for navigation?

Rickesh N. Patel, Julian Kempenaers, Stanley Heinze. Vector navigation in walking bumblebees. Current Biology, 2022, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2022.05.010

Summary
Path integration is a computational strategy that allows an animal to maintain an internal estimate of its position relative to a

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How velocity cues with time-varying reliabilities are integrated into an evolving position estimate over prolonged time periods, and how the brain builds internal models inferring when cues ought to be integrated versus segregated?

Jean-Paul Noel and Dora E. Angelaki. Cognitive, Systems, and Computational Neurosciences of the Self in Motion. Annual Review of Psychology. Vol. 73:103-129 (Volume publication date January 2022).  https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-psych-021021-103038

Abstract
Navigating by path integration requires continuously estimating one’s self-motion.

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How the brain integrate body-based idiothetic and visual allothetic cues in the computation of heading?

Sevan K. Harootonian, Arne D. Ekstrom, Robert C. Wilson. Combination and competition between path integration and landmark navigation in the estimation of heading direction. bioRxiv 2021.06.30.450548; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.06.30.450548

Abstract
Successful navigation requires the ability to compute one’s location

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How does the brain encode angular and linear velocity?

Davide Spalla, Alessandro Treves, Charlotte N. Boccara. Angular and Linear Speed Cells in the Parahippocampal Circuits. bioRxiv 2021.01.28.428631; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.28.428631

Abstract
An essential role of the hippocampal region is to integrate information to compute and update representations. …

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How does the retrosplenial cortex combine internal and external cues to encode head velocity during navigation?

Sepiedeh Keshavarzi, Edward F. Bracey, Richard A. Faville, Dario Campagner, Adam L. Tyson, Stephen C. Lenzi, Tiago Branco, Troy W. Margrie. The retrosplenial cortex combines internal and external cues to encode head velocity during navigation. bioRxiv 2021.01.22.427789; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.22.427789…

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How are spatial landmarks encoded by cue cells in MEC for error correction during path integration?

Kinkhabwala, Amina A., Yi Gu, Dmitriy Aronov, and David W. Tank. “Visual cue-related activity of cells in the medial entorhinal cortex during navigation in virtual reality.” Elife 9 (2020): e43140.

Abstract
During spatial navigation, animals use self-motion

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