Tag: Grid Cells

How Do We Find Our Way?

Moser M (2021) How Do We Find Our Way? Grid Cells in the Brain. Front. Young Minds. 9:678725. doi: 10.3389/frym.2021.678725

ABSTRACT
Navigation in the environment, getting from one place to another, is one of the most fundamental and

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Whether grid cell networks show continuous attractor dynamics and how they interface with inputs from the environment?

Richard J. Gardner, Erik Hermansen, Marius Pachitariu, Yoram Burak, Nils A. Baas, Benjamin A. Dunn, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser. Toroidal topology of population activity in grid cells. bioRxiv 2021.02.25.432776; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.25.432776

Abstract
“The medial entorhinal cortex (MEC) is …

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How does the brain navigate 2D semantic spaces?

Simone Viganò, Valerio Rubino, Antonio Di Soccio, Marco Buiatti, Manuela Piazza. Multiple spatial codes for navigating 2-D semantic spaces. bioRxiv 2020.07.16.205955; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.16.205955

Summary
When mammals navigate in the physical environment, specific neurons such as grid-cells, head-direction cells,

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How to learn an efficient place cell map from grid cells using non-negative sparse coding?

Yanbo Lian, Anthony N. Burkitt. Learning an efficient place cell map from grid cells using non-negative sparse coding. bioRxiv 2020.08.12.248534; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.12.248534

Abstract
“Experimental studies of grid cells in the Medial Entorhinal Cortex (MEC) have shown that they are …

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How are grid cells modulated by local head direction?

Gerlei, K., Passlack, J., Hawes, I. et al. Grid cells are modulated by local head directionNat Commun 11, 4228 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17500-1

Abstract
Grid and head direction codes represent cognitive spaces for navigation and memory. Pure grid …

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How do place cells and grid cells represent position across multiple environments with joint attractor dynamics?

Agmon, Haggai, and Yoram Burak. “A theory of joint attractor dynamics in the hippocampus and the entorhinal cortex accounts for artificial remapping and grid cell field-to-field variability.” eLife 9 (2020): e56894.

Abstract
The representation of position in

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How can navigation in cluttered environments be supported by utilizing a combination of grid cell-driven vector navigation, place cell-driven topological navigation, and border cell-driven local obstacle avoidance?

Edvardsen, V, Bicanski, A, Burgess, N. Navigating with grid and place cells in cluttered environments. Hippocampus. 2020; 30: 220– 232. https://doi.org/10.1002/hipo.23147

Abstract
“Hippocampal formation contains several classes of neurons thought to be involved in navigational processes, in particular place …

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