Tag: Path Integration

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

Abstract
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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Whether self‐reported navigation ability is related to information transfer between optic flow‐sensitive (OF‐sensitive) cortical regions and regions important to navigation during environmental spatial tasks?

Zajac, Lauren, Heather Burte, Holly A. Taylor, and Ronald Killiany. “Self‐reported navigation ability is associated with optic flow‐sensitive regions’ functional connectivity patterns during visual path integration.” Brain and behavior 9, no. 4 (2019): e01236.

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Introduction
“Spatial navigation …

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How do backward walking ants cope with navigational uncertainty?

Sebastian Schwarz, Leo Clement, Evripides Gkanias, Antoine Wystrach. How do backward walking ants (Cataglyphis velox) cope with navigational uncertainty? bioRxiv 2019.12.16.877704; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2019.12.16.877704

ABSTRACT
“Current opinion in insect navigation assumes that animals need to align with the goal direction to …

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How path integration is performed in the brain?

Savelli, Francesco, and James J. Knierim. “Origin and role of path integration in the cognitive representations of the hippocampus: computational insights into open questions.” Journal of Experimental Biology 222, no. Suppl 1 (2019): jeb188912.

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Path integration is

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How olfactory landmarks and path integration converge to form a cognitive spatial map?

Walter M Fischler, Narendra Joshi, Virginia Devi-Chou, Lacey Kitch, Mark Schnitzer, Larry F Abbott, Richard Axel. Olfactory Landmarks and Path Integration Converge to Form a Cognitive Spatial Map. bioRxiv 752360; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/752360

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The convergence of internal path

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