How does rat place cells encode 3D volumetric space?

Roddy M Grieves, Selim Jedidi-Ayoub, Karyna Mishchanchuk, Anyi Liu, Sophie Renaudineau, Kate J Jeffery. The place-cell representation of volumetric space in rats.

Abstract
“Place cells are spatially modulated neurons found in the hippocampus that underlie …

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How does the brain transform egocentric information into an allocentric spatial reference frame?

Patrick A. LaChance, Travis P. Todd, Jeffrey S. Taube. A sense of space in postrhinal cortex. Science 12 Jul 2019: Vol. 365, Issue 6449, eaax4192 DOI: 10.1126/science.aax4192

Abstract
“A topographic representation of local space is critical for navigation and …

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How does the 3D neural compass work in the mouse brain?

Angelaki, Dora E., Julia Ng, Amada M. Abrego, Henry X. Cham, J. D. Dickman, and Jean Laurens. “A gravity-based three-dimensional compass in the mouse brain.” bioRxiv (2019): 570382.

Summary
“Head direction cells in the mammalian limbic system are …

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Are there different kinds of head direction cells in the brain?

Dudchenko, Paul A., Emma R. Wood, and Anna Smith. “A new perspective on the head direction cell system and spatial behavior.” Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews (2019).

Highlights
• Damage to the head direction circuit produces only modest impairments …

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How the brain remembers where you’re heading to?

Kunz, Lukas, Liang Wang, Daniel Lachner-Piza, Hui Zhang, Armin Brandt, Matthias Dümpelmann, Peter C. Reinacher et al. “Hippocampal theta phases organize the reactivation of large-scale electrophysiological representations during goal-directed navigation.” Science Advances 5, no. 7 (2019): eaav8192.

Abstract
Humans are

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How hippocampus adds time to episodic memories?

Cox, Brittney M., Conor D. Cox, Benjamin G. Gunn, Aliza A. Le, Victoria C. Inshishian, Christine M. Gall, and Gary Lynch. “Acquisition of temporal order requires an intact CA3 commissural/associational (C/A) feedback system in mice.” Communications Biology 2, no. 1 …

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How 3D vision neurons in insect brains compute 3D distance and direction?

Ronny Rosner, Joss von Hadeln, Ghaith Tarawneh & Jenny C. A. Read. A neuronal correlate of insect stereopsis. Nature Communications volume 10, Article number: 2845 (2019) 

Abstract
A puzzle for neuroscience—and robotics—is how insects achieve surprisingly complex behaviours with

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