Tag: 3D Head-Direction Cells

How the mammalian brain achieves accurate tracking of head direction at different turning-velocities?

Arseny Finkelstein, Hervé Rouault, Sandro Romani, Nachum Ulanovsky. Dynamic control of cortical head-direction signal by angular velocity. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/730374

Abstract
The sense of direction requires accurate tracking of head direction at different turning-velocities, yet it remains unclear how

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How to represent 3D space in the entorhinal cortex of flying bats?

Authors
*G. GINOSAR1, J. ALJADEFF2, Y. BURAK3, H. SOMPOLINSKY3, L. LAS1, N. ULANOVSKY1;
1 Weizmann Inst. of Sci., Rehovot, Israel; 2 Dept. of Bioengineering, Imperial Col. London, London, United Kingdom; 3 The Edmond and Lily Safra Ctr. for Brain Sciences, …

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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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A gravity-based three-dimensional compass in the mouse brain

Head direction cells in the mammalian limbic system are thought to function as an allocentric neuronal compass. Although traditional views hold that the compass of ground-dwelling species is planar, Angelaki et al. 2019 show that head-direction cells in the rodent

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How the brain represent 3D head direction in 3D space?

The note is an excerpt from the Shinder et al. 2019. We just describe some key conception and results in this study as a significant note. Please read the original paper if you are interested in the study on https://www.physiology.org/doi/full/10.1152/jn.00880.2017

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How the brain’s spatial systems organize their representation of 3D space?

The brain’s spatial map is supported by place cells, encoding current location, and grid cells, which report horizontal distance traveled by producing evenly sized and spaced foci of activity (firing fields) that tile the environment surface. Casalia et al. 2019 …

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How three-dimensional (3D) direction information is encoded in the human brain?

Novel fantastic research about 3D head direction cells in the human brain by Dr. Misun Kim and Professor Eleanor A. Maguire in paper Kim et al. 2018.

Misun Kim, Eleanor A. Maguire. Encoding of 3D head direction information in the

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