What we have learned so far about the features of memory, including memory formation, retrieval over time, and loss?

Sheena A. Josselyn, Susumu Tonegawa. Memory engrams: Recalling the past and imagining the future. Science, 03 Jan 2020:Vol. 367, Issue 6473, eaaw4325. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaw4325

“The ability to form memory is an essential trait that allows learning and the accumulation …

Be the First to comment. Read More

How the human brain codes for current remote spatial target locations?

Tsitsiklis, Melina, Jonathan Miller, Salman E. Qasim, Cory S. Inman, Robert E. Gross, Jon R. Willie, Elliot H. Smith et al. “Single-neuron representations of spatial memory targets in humans.” BioRxiv (2019): 523753.

Highlights
• Epilepsy patients performed a …

Be the First to comment. Read More

How humans track their location?

Harootonian, Sevan, Robert C. Wilson, Lukáš Hejtmánek, Elijah Ziskin, and Arne Ekstrom. “Path integration in large-scale space and with novel geometries: Comparing Vector Addition and Encoding-Error Models.” bioRxiv (2019): 809012.

Abstract
Path integration is thought to rely

Be the First to comment. Read More

Whether self‐reported navigation ability is related to information transfer between optic flow‐sensitive (OF‐sensitive) cortical regions and regions important to navigation during environmental spatial tasks?

Zajac, Lauren, Heather Burte, Holly A. Taylor, and Ronald Killiany. “Self‐reported navigation ability is associated with optic flow‐sensitive regions’ functional connectivity patterns during visual path integration.” Brain and behavior 9, no. 4 (2019): e01236.

Abstract
Introduction
“Spatial navigation …

Be the First to comment. Read More

How different sensory streams are integrated to drive spatial navigation in the brain?

Currier, Timothy A., and Katherine I. Nagel. “Multisensory control of navigation in the fruit fly.” Current Opinion in Neurobiology 64 (2020): 10-16.

Spatial navigation is influenced by cues from nearly every sensory modality and thus provides an …

Be the First to comment. Read More

How persistent states are maintained in the brain?

Marques, J.C., Li, M., Schaak, D. et al. Internal state dynamics shape brainwide activity and foraging behaviour. Nature (2019) doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1858-z

Abstract
The brain has persistent internal states that can modulate every aspect of an animal’s mental experience1,2,3,4. …

Be the First to comment. Read More

How an allocentric representation of surrounding visual space can be constructed and stored by the dorsal visual path?

Li, Tianyi, Angelo Arleo, and Denis Sheynikhovich. “A model of a panoramic visual representation in the dorsal visual pathway: the case of spatial reorientation and memory-based search.” bioRxiv (2019): 827667.

Abstract
Primates are primarily visual animals and …

Be the First to comment. Read More