Category: Cognitive Map

Whether associative memory involves precisely timed spiking of neurons in the medial temporal lobes that exhibit stimulus-specific tuning?

Lukas Kunz, Bernhard P Staresina, Peter C Reinacher, Armin Brandt, Tim A Guth, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, Joshua Jacobs. Ripple-locked coactivity of stimulus-specific neurons supports human associative memory. bioRxiv 2022.10.17.512635; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.10.17.512635

Abstract
Associative memory is the ability to encode

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How to integrate new memories into the hippocampal network activity space?

Gava, G.P., McHugh, S.B., Lefèvre, L. et al. Integrating new memories into the hippocampal network activity space. Nat Neurosci 24, 326–330 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41593-021-00804-w

Abstract
“By investigating the topology of neuronal co-activity, we found that mnemonic information spans multiple operational …

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How entorhinal grid-like codes and time-locked network dynamics track others navigating through space?

Isabella C Wagner, Luise Graichen, Boryana Todorova, Andre Luettig, David Omer, Matthias Stangl, Claus Lamm. Entorhinal grid-like codes and time-locked network dynamics track others navigating through space. bioRxiv 2022.10.08.511403; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.10.08.511403

Abstract
“Navigating through crowded, dynamically changing social environments …

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How the human brain mediates second-scale time perception?

Yu, Q., Bi, Z., Jiang, S., Yan, B., Chen, H., Wang, Y., Miao, Y., Li, K., Wei, Z., Xie, Y. and Tan, X., 2022. Visual cortex encodes timing information in humans and mice. Neuron.DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2022.09.008

Summary
Despite the importance

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Whether the compression of time cells obeys the Weber-Fechner Law?

Rui Cao, John H. Bladon, Stephen J. Charczynski, Michael E. Hasselmo, Marc W. Howard. Internally Generated Time in the Rodent Hippocampus is Logarithmically Compressed. bioRxiv 2021.10.25.465750; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.25.465750

Abstract
“The Weber-Fechner law proposes that our perceived sensory input increases …

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How hippocampal neurons with object-anchored firing fields contribute to homing based on path integration in navigation?

Maryam Najafian Jazi, Adrian Tymorek, Ting Yung Yen, Felix Jose Kavarayil, Moritz Stingl, Sherman Richard Chau, Benay Baskurt, Celia Garcia Vilela, Kevin Allen. Hippocampal firing fields anchored to a moving object predict homing direction during path-integration-based behavior. bioRxiv 2022.09.30.510268; doi: …

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How the brain generalize prior knowledge to solve novel problems by abstracting common structure and mapping it onto new sensorimotor specifics?

Samborska, V., Butler, J.L., Walton, M.E. et al. Complementary task representations in hippocampus and prefrontal cortex for generalizing the structure of problems. Nat Neurosci (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41593-022-01149-8

Abstract
Humans and other animals effortlessly generalize prior knowledge to solve novel

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