Category: Neural Basis of Navigation

How the Brain Learn the Vector Coding of Egocentric Boundary Cells from Visual Data?

Yanbo Lian, Simon Williams, Andrew S. Alexander, Michael E. Hasselmo, Anthony N. Burkitt. Learning the Vector Coding of Egocentric Boundary Cells from Visual Data. Journal of Neuroscience 12 July 2023, 43 (28) 5180-5190; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1071-22.2023

Abstract
The use

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How Flies See Motion?

Alexander Borst and Lukas N. Groschner. How Flies See Motion. Annual Review of Neuroscience, Vol. 46:17-37, 2023.

Abstract
How neurons detect the direction of motion is a prime example of neural computation: Motion vision is found in the …

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How the cortical circuits integrate vestibular and visual cues for navigation, visual processing, and perception?

Sepiedeh Keshavarzi, Mateo Velez-Fort, and Troy W. Margrie. Cortical Integration of Vestibular and Visual Cues for Navigation, Visual Processing, and Perception. Annual Review of Neuroscience, Vol. 46:301-320, July 2023. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-neuro-120722-100503

Abstract
“Despite increasing evidence of its involvement in several …

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How rodent visual and spatial systems interact during navigation?

Saleem, A.B., Busse, L. Interactions between rodent visual and spatial systems during navigation. Nat Rev Neurosci (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41583-023-00716-7

Abstract
“Many behaviours that are critical for animals to survive and thrive rely on spatial navigation. Spatial navigation, in turn, relies

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How the hippocampus supports real-world navigation in humans?

Kathryn N. Graves, Ariadne Letrou, Tyler E. Gray, Imran H. Quraishi, Nicholas B. Turk-Browne. Hippocampal Codes for Real-World Human Navigation. bioRxiv 2023.06.22.545396; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.06.22.545396

Abstract
“As animals move through the world, the hippocampus represents their location, direction, and speed

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Are grid cells used for navigation? On local metrics, subjective spaces, and black holes

Ginosar, Gily, Johnatan Aljadeff, Liora Las, Dori Derdikman, and Nachum Ulanovsky. “Are grid cells used for navigation? On local metrics, subjective spaces, and black holes.” Neuron (2023).

Summary
“The symmetric, lattice-like spatial pattern of grid-cell activity is thought …

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How hippocampal CA1 neurons encode both world-centered spatial information and animals’ location relative to the local landmarks, with a common directional input presumably provided by the head direction cell system?

Yue-Qing Zhou, Vyash Puliyadi, Xiaojing Chen, Joonhee Leo Lee, Lan-Yuan Zhang, James J. Knierim. Conjunctive vector coding and place coding in hippocampus share a common directional signal. bioRxiv 2023.06.02.543340; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.06.02.543340

Abstract
Vector coding is becoming increasingly understood

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