Tag: Cognitive Map

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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How does environmental geometry influence human spatial cognition?

Jacob L. S. Bellmund, William de Cothi, Tom A. Ruiter, Matthias Nau, Caswell Barry, Christian F. Doeller. Deforming the metric of cognitive maps distorts memory. bioRxiv 391201; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/391201

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Environmental boundaries anchor cognitive maps that support memory. However, …

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Path Integration in a Continuous Attractor Network Model

The excerpt note is about path integration with continuous attractor network according to McNaughton B. L., et al., 2006.

McNaughton, Bruce L., Francesco P. Battaglia, Ole Jensen, Edvard I. Moser, and May-Britt Moser. “Path integration and the neural basis

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Why is it a so difficult problem for navigating in a three-dimensional world?

The excerpt note is about spatial cognition in non-horizontal environments by Jeffery K. J. et al., 2013.

Jeffery, Kathryn J., Aleksandar Jovalekic, Madeleine Verriotis, and Robin Hayman. “Navigating in a three-dimensional world.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36, no. …

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