Tag: Navigation

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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How does the secondary motor cortex transform spatial information into planned action during navigation?

Jacob M.Olson, Jamie K.Li, Sarah E.Montgomery, Douglas A.Nitz. Secondary Motor Cortex Transforms Spatial Information into Planned Action during Navigation. Current Biology, Volume 30, Issue 10, 18 May 2020, Pages 1845-1854.e4

Summary
Fluid navigation requires constant updating of planned

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How can local sensory signals be transformed into a global, multimodal, abstract representation of space for navigation?

Okubo T., Patella P., D’Alessandro I., and Wilson RI. “A Neural Network for Wind-Guided Compass Navigation.” Neuron, 2020, 107, Pp. 1-17

Summary
“Spatial maps in the brain are most accurate when they are linked to external sensory cues. …

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How May the Brain Encode Time from A Spatial Navigation Perspective?

John B. Issa, Gilad Tocker, Michael E. Hasselmo, James G. Heys, Daniel A. Dombeck. Navigating Through Time: A Spatial Navigation Perspective on How the Brain May Encode Time. Annual Review of Neuroscience 2020 43:1

Abstract
Interval timing, which

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How an ant navigates the desert?

Rüdiger Wehner. Desert Navigator: The Journey of an Ant [M]. Harvard University Press, 2020.

About the Book

“A world-renowned researcher of animal behavior reveals the extraordinary orienteering skills of desert ants, offering a thrilling account of the sophisticated ways insects

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