Tag: Navigation

How the hippocampus creates a vector-based model to support flexible navigation, allowing animals to select optimal paths to destinations from any location in the environment?

Ormond, J., O’Keefe, J. Hippocampal place cells have goal-oriented vector fields during navigation. Nature (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-022-04913-9

Abstract
“The hippocampal cognitive map supports navigation towards, or away from, salient locations in familiar environments1. Although much is known about how the

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How rodents from different habitats cope with three-dimensional environments?

Hagbi Z, Eilam D (2022) On heights and plains: How rodents from different habitats cope with three-dimensional environments? PLoS ONE 17(3): e0265176. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0265176

Abstract
“Dwelling in a specific habitat requires adaptation to the habitat physical and biological properties in order …

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How are neural representations of space used in the service of both real-world navigation and internal mnemonic processes?

Wenbo Tang and Shantanu P. JadhavMultiple-Timescale Representations of Space: Linking Memory to Navigation. Annual Review of Neuroscience. Vol. 45:- (Volume publication date July 2022). Review in Advance first posted online on December 22, 2021. (Changes may still …

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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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How the brain coordinates the encoding, recall and use of reward information to guide navigation?

Sosa, M., Giocomo, L.M. Navigating for reward. Nat Rev Neurosci (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41583-021-00479-z

Abstract
An organism’s survival can depend on its ability to recall and navigate to spatial locations associated with rewards, such as food or a home. …

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How can navigation be performed in primates and humans using spatial view cells?

Rolls, Edmund T. “Neurons including hippocampal spatial view cells, and navigation in primates including humans.” Hippocampus (2021).

Abstract
“A new theory is proposed of mechanisms of navigation in primates including humans in which spatial view cells found in

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How does the retrosplenial cortex combine internal and external cues to encode head velocity during navigation?

Sepiedeh Keshavarzi, Edward F. Bracey, Richard A. Faville, Dario Campagner, Adam L. Tyson, Stephen C. Lenzi, Tiago Branco, Troy W. Margrie. The retrosplenial cortex combines internal and external cues to encode head velocity during navigation. bioRxiv 2021.01.22.427789; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.22.427789…

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