Tag: Cognitive Map

How are hippocampal cognitive maps used and updated flexibly for inference?

Mona M. Garvert, Tankred Saanum, Eric Schulz, Nicolas W. Schuck, Christian F. Doeller. Hippocampal spatio-temporal cognitive maps adaptively guide reward generalization. bioRxiv 2021.10.22.465012; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.22.465012

ABSTRACT
The brain forms cognitive maps of relational knowledge, an organizing principle thought

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How to build a cognitive map?

James C.R. Whittington, David McCaffary, Jacob J.W. Bakermans, Timothy E.J. Behrens.  How to build a cognitive map: insights from models of the hippocampal formation. arXiv:2202.01682 [q-bio.NC], 2022. 

Abstract

“Learning and interpreting the structure of the environment is an innate …

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What’s the role of the orbitofrontal cortex in creating cognitive maps?

Kauê Machado Costa, Robert Scholz, Kevin Lloyd, Perla Moreno-Castilla, Matthew P.H. Gardner, Peter Dayan, Geoffrey Schoenbaum. The role of the orbitofrontal cortex in creating cognitive maps. bioRxiv 2022.01.25.477716

Abstract
We use internal models of the external world to

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How animals navigate over large-scale environments ?

Lee Harten, Amitay Katz1, Aya Goldshtein, Michal Handel, Yossi Yovel. The ontogeny of a mammalian cognitive map in the real world
SCIENCE 10 JUL 2020 : 194-197

Abstract
How animals navigate over large-scale environments remains a riddle. Specifically, …

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How environmental geometry affects human spatial memory?

Bellmund, J.L.S., de Cothi, W., Ruiter, T.A. et al. Deforming the metric of cognitive maps distorts memory. Nat Hum Behav (2019) doi:10.1038/s41562-019-0767-3

Abstract
Environmental boundaries anchor cognitive maps that support memory. However, trapezoidal boundary geometry distorts the regular firing …

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How humans navigate through their environment based on olfactory cues?

Hamburger, K. and Knauff, M. (2019), Odors Can Serve as Landmarks in Human Wayfinding. Cogn Sci, 43: e12798. doi:10.1111/cogs.12798

Abstract
Scientists have shown that many non‐human animals such as ants, dogs, or rats are very good at using

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How do place cells encode local surface texture boundaries?

Chia-Hsuan Wang, Joseph D Monaco, James J Knierim. Hippocampal place cells encode local surface texture boundaries. 

Abstract

“The cognitive map is often assumed to be a Euclidean map that isometrically represents the real world (i.e. the

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