How environmental geometry affects human spatial memory?

Bellmund, J.L.S., de Cothi, W., Ruiter, T.A. et al. Deforming the metric of cognitive maps distorts memory. Nat Hum Behav (2019) doi:10.1038/s41562-019-0767-3

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Environmental boundaries anchor cognitive maps that support memory. However, trapezoidal boundary geometry distorts the regular firing …

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How the brain performs spatial coordinate transforms for navigation?

Rolls, ET. Spatial coordinate transforms linking the allocentric hippocampal and egocentric parietal primate brain systems for memory, action in space, and navigation. Hippocampus. 2019; 1– 22. https://doi.org/10.1002/hipo.23171

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“A theory and model of spatial coordinate transforms in the dorsal …

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How memories are encoded in the brain?

Rodrigo Quian Quiroga. Plugging in to Human Memory: Advantages, Challenges, and Insights from Human Single-Neuron Recordings.Cell. Volume 179, Issue 5, 14 November 2019, Pages 1015-1032.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2019.10.016

We describe single-neuron recordings in the human hippocampal formation, performed in epileptic …

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How the brain represents sequential relationships among discrete nonspatial events?

Babak Shahbaba, Lingge LI, Forest Agostinelli, Mansi Saraf, Gabriel A Elias, Pierre F Baldi, Norbert J Fortin. 
Hippocampal ensembles represent sequential relationships among discrete nonspatial events
bioRxiv 840199; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/840199

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The hippocampus is critical to the temporal

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How the brain acquire and exploit spatial context?

Eelke Spaak, Floris P. de Lange. Hippocampal and prefrontal theta-band mechanisms underpin implicit spatial context learning. Journal of Neuroscience 7 November 2019, 1660-19; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1660-19.2019

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Humans can rapidly and seemingly implicitly learn to predict typical locations of

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How humans navigate through their environment based on olfactory cues?

Hamburger, K. and Knauff, M. (2019), Odors Can Serve as Landmarks in Human Wayfinding. Cogn Sci, 43: e12798. doi:10.1111/cogs.12798

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Scientists have shown that many non‐human animals such as ants, dogs, or rats are very good at using

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How the spatial tuning relates to memory for events involving locations?

Qasim, S.E., Miller, J., Inman, C.S. et al. Memory retrieval modulates spatial tuning of single neurons in the human entorhinal cortex. Nat Neurosci (2019) doi:10.1038/s41593-019-0523-z

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“The medial temporal lobe is critical for both spatial navigation and memory.

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