Tag: Head Direction Cell

Recent progress in the study of the head direction cell network: attractor dynamics, integration within the navigation system, and three-dimensional properties

Dora E Angelaki, Jean Laurens. The head direction cell network: attractor dynamics, integration within the navigation system, and three-dimensional properties. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, Volume 60, 2020, Pages 136-144, ISSN 0959-4388, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2019.12.002.

Highlights
•Head Direction Cells form an attractor …

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How to conduct a quantitative comparison of machine learning and statistical model-based decoding methods on HD cell activity?

Xu Z, Wu W, Winter SS, Mehlman ML, Butler WN, Simmons CM, Harvey RE, Berkowitz LE, Chen Y, Taube JS, Wilber AA and Clark BJ (2019) A Comparison of Neural Decoding Methods and Population Coding Across Thalamo-Cortical Head Direction Cells

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What’s the effect of the differences on the dynamics of the heading direction circuit of two insect species

Ioannis Pisokas, Stanley Heinze, Barbara Webb. The heading direction circuit of two insect species.  bioRxiv 854521; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/854521

Abstract
Recent studies of the Central Complex in the brain of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster have identified neurons with localised

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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.

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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.

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Ethologically relevant stimuli are often multidimensional. In many brain …

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