Tag: Place Cells

How can navigation in cluttered environments be supported by utilizing a combination of grid cell-driven vector navigation, place cell-driven topological navigation, and border cell-driven local obstacle avoidance?

Edvardsen, V, Bicanski, A, Burgess, N. Navigating with grid and place cells in cluttered environments. Hippocampus. 2020; 30: 220– 232. https://doi.org/10.1002/hipo.23147

Abstract
“Hippocampal formation contains several classes of neurons thought to be involved in navigational processes, in particular place …

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What could be the computational benefits of such a mapping between intrinsic dynamical structure and external sensory inputs for navigation in the brain?

Christian Leibold. A Model for Navigation in Unknown Environments Based on a Reservoir of Hippocampal Sequences
bioRxiv 2019.12.18.880583; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2019.12.18.880583

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“Hippocampal place cell populations are activated in sequences on multiple time scales during active behavior, resting and sleep …

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How the hippocampal spatial circuit represents latent information independent of sensory inputs and future goals?

Alexandra T. Keinath, Andres Nieto-posadas, Jennifer C. Robinson, Mark P. Brandon. DG-CA3 circuitry mediates hippocampal representations of latent information.bioRxiv 824102; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/824102

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“Survival in complex environments necessitates a flexible navigation system that incorporates memory of recent behavior and …

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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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How do place cells encode local surface texture boundaries?

Chia-Hsuan Wang, Joseph D Monaco, James J Knierim. Hippocampal place cells encode local surface texture boundaries. 

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“The cognitive map is often assumed to be a Euclidean map that isometrically represents the real world (i.e. the

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How Does the Brain Solve the Computational Problems of Spatial Navigation?

Widloski, John, and Ila Fiete. “How does the brain solve the computational problems of spatial navigation?.” In Space, Time and Memory in the Hippocampal Formation, pp. 373-407. Springer, Vienna, 2014.

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Flexible navigation in the real world involves …

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How the sensory environmental information and the self-motion information influence on place and grid cell firing?

Chen, Guifen, Yi Lu, John A. King, Francesca Cacucci, and Neil Burgess. “Differential influences of environment and self-motion on place and grid cell firing.” Nature communications 10, no. 1 (2019): 630.

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Place and grid cells in the hippocampal formation …

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