Tag: Path Integration

How does the brain correct cumulative error in the path-integration system plastically and adaptively?

Jayakumar, R.P., Madhav, M.S., Savelli, F. et al. Recalibration of path integration in hippocampal place cells. Nature 566, 533–537 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-0939-3

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Hippocampal place cells are spatially tuned neurons that serve as elements of a ‘cognitive map’ in

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How does path integration operate at a neural level in humans?

Arnold, Aiden EG, Ford Burles, Signe Bray, Richard M. Levy, and Giuseppe Iaria. “Differential neural network configuration during human path integration.” Frontiers in human neuroscience 8 (2014): 263.

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Path integration is a fundamental skill for navigation

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How does the retrosplenial cortex perform 1D path integration and represent spatial context?

Ju M, Gaussier P. A model of path integration and representation of spatial context in the retrosplenial cortex. Biological Cybernetics. 2020 Apr;114(2):303-313. DOI: 10.1007/s00422-020-00833-x.

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“Inspired by recent biological experiments, we simulate animals moving in different environments (open space,

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How is speed signal utilized by the brain for performing path integration?

Holger Dannenberg, Hallie Lazaro, Pranav Nambiar, Alec Hoyland, Michael E Hasselmo. Effects of visual inputs on neural dynamics for coding of location and running speed in medial entorhinal cortex. bioRxiv 2020.04.06.027466; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.06.027466

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“Neuronal representations of spatial location …

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How do desert ants perform path integration in a three-dimensional world?

Ronacher, B. Path integration in a three-dimensional world: the case of desert ants. J Comp Physiol A (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00359-020-01401-1

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Desert ants use path integration to return from foraging excursions on a shortcut way to their nests. …

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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.

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

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How humans track their location?

Harootonian, Sevan, Robert C. Wilson, Lukáš Hejtmánek, Elijah Ziskin, and Arne Ekstrom. “Path integration in large-scale space and with novel geometries: Comparing Vector Addition and Encoding-Error Models.” bioRxiv (2019): 809012.

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Path integration is thought to rely

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