Tag: Head Direction Cell

Whether the firing associations of grid cells depend on hippocampal inputs?

Noam Almog, Gilad Tocker, Tora Bonnevie, Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser, Dori Derdikman. During hippocampal inactivation, grid cells maintain their synchrony, even when the grid pattern is lost. eLife 2019;8:e47147 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.47147

Abstract “The grid cell network in the medial …

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Are there different kinds of head direction cells in the brain?

Dudchenko, Paul A., Emma R. Wood, and Anna Smith. “A new perspective on the head direction cell system and spatial behavior.” Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews (2019).

Highlights
• Damage to the head direction circuit produces only modest impairments …

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How is information about location, direction, and distance integrated in the grid cell network?

Sargolini, Francesca, Marianne Fyhn, Torkel Hafting, Bruce L. McNaughton, Menno P. Witter, May-Britt Moser, and Edvard I. Moser. “Conjunctive representation of position, direction, and velocity in entorhinal cortex.” Science 312, no. 5774 (2006): 758-762.

Abstract
Grid cells in …

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Optimal dynamic coding by mixed-dimensionality neurons in the head-direction system of bats

Finkelstein, Arseny, Nachum Ulanovsky, Misha Tsodyks, and Johnatan Aljadeff. “Optimal dynamic coding by mixed-dimensionality neurons in the head-direction system of bats.” Nature communications 9, no. 1 (2018): 3590.

Abstract:

Ethologically relevant stimuli are often multidimensional. In many brain …

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Heading direction with respect to a reference point modulates place-cell activity

Jercog, Pablo E., Yashar Ahmadian, Caitlin Woodruff, Rajeev Deb-Sen, Laurence F. Abbott, and Eric R. Kandel. “Heading direction with respect to a reference point modulates place-cell activity.” Nature Communications 10, Article number: 2333 (2019).

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How the brain makes a map of space?

A brief review on the neural cells of navigation in the brain by Professor Kate Jeffery.

Please read the slide at https://www.cambridgeconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/0955-presentation-kate-Jeffery.pdf 

Some snapshot from the report. The neural cells include place cells, head direction cells, grid cells, etc.…

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