Tag: Head Direction

How does freely swimming fish represent space and locomotion in the brain to enable successful navigation?

Vinepinsky, E., Cohen, L., Perchik, S. et al. Representation of edges, head direction, and swimming kinematics in the brain of freely-navigating fish. Sci Rep 10, 14762 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71217-1

Abstract
Like most animals, the survival of fish depends on

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How does the bird brain encode head direction?

Elhanan Ben-Yishay, Ksenia Krivoruchko, Shaked Ron, Nachum Ulanovsky, Dori Derdikman, Yoram Gutfreund. Head-Direction Coding in the Hippocampal Formation of Birds. bioRxiv 2020.08.31.274928; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.31.274928

Abstract
Birds strongly rely on spatial memory and navigation. However, it is unknown

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How the head direction circuit is integrated within the spatial navigation system?

Peyrache, Adrien, Adrian J. Duszkiewicz, Guillaume Viejo, and Sandybel Angeles-Duran. “Thalamocortical processing of the head-direction sense.” Progress in neurobiology (2019): 101693.

Abstract
“Our thoughts and sensations are examples of cognitive processes that emerge from the collective activity of …

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How rats explored a layered pyramid placed in a large open field?

Hagbi, Z., Dorfman, A., Blumenfeld-Lieberthal, E. et al. “It’s all in their head”: hierarchical exploration of a three-dimensional layered pyramid in rats. Anim Cogn (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10071-019-01332-8

Abstract
Wayfinding in a three-dimensional (3D) environment is intricate, and surface-bounded animals

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【Excerpt Note】Continuous Attractor Neural Network (CANN) and 1D CANN for Head Direction

This is a brief excerpt note for studying the continuous attractor neural network (CANN) and 1D CANN for Head Direction.

The content is from the Wu, S., et al. review paper. (Wu, S., Wong, K.M., Fung, C.A.,

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