How is time generated in the hippocampal episodic memory system?

Edmund T. Rolls, Patrick Mills. The Generation of Time in the Hippocampal Memory System. Cell Reports, Volume 28, Issue 7, 2019, Pages 1649-1658.e6.

In Brief

“Rolls and Mills 2019 describe a theory and model of how time is generated

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How does the brain encode head motion?

Jean Laurens, Dora E. Angelaki. Simple spike dynamics of Purkinje cells in the macaque vestibulo-cerebellum during passive whole-body self-motion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jan 2020, 201915873; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1915873117

Significance
This study characterizes the response dynamics

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How spatial information is dynamically reactivated in sub-regions of the human MTL and how this reactivation guides recall of episodic information

Nora A. Herweg, Ashwini D. Sharan, Michael R. Sperling, Armin Brandt, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage and Michael J. Kahana. Reactivated spatial context guides episodic recall. Journal of Neuroscience 23 January 2020, 1640-19; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1640-19.2019

Abstract
“The medial temporal lobe (MTL) is …

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How does the brain’s compass system work in insects and mammals?

Hulse, Brad K., and Vivek Jayaraman. “Mechanisms Underlying the Neural Computation of Head Direction.” Annual Review of Neuroscience 43 (2019).

Abstract

Many animals use an internal sense of direction to guide their movements through the world. …

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How May the Brain Encode Time from A Spatial Navigation Perspective?

John B. Issa, Gilad Tocker, Michael E. Hasselmo, James G. Heys, Daniel A. Dombeck. Navigating Through Time: A Spatial Navigation Perspective on How the Brain May Encode Time. Annual Review of Neuroscience 2020 43:1

Abstract
Interval timing, which

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How does the brain process the scale from a computational perspective?

Nicolai Waniek. Transition Scale-Spaces: A Computational Theory for the Discretized Entorhinal Cortex. Neural Computation 2020 32:2, 330-394

Abstract

“Although hippocampal grid cells are thought to be crucial for spatial navigation, their computational purpose remains disputed. Recently, they were proposed …

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How biological and artificial learning systems work?

James L. McClelland, Bruce L. McNaughton, Andrew K. Lampinen. Integration of New Information in Memory: New Insights from a Complementary Learning Systems Perspective. bioRxiv 2020.01.17.909804; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.17.909804

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“According to complementary learning systems theory, integrating new memories into the …

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