Tag: Spatial Cognition

How does environmental geometry influence human spatial cognition?

Jacob L. S. Bellmund, William de Cothi, Tom A. Ruiter, Matthias Nau, Caswell Barry, Christian F. Doeller. Deforming the metric of cognitive maps distorts memory. bioRxiv 391201; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/391201

Abstract

Environmental boundaries anchor cognitive maps that support memory. However, …

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Why do the typical boundaries in natural scenes affect spatial cognition differently from the non-boundaries in natural scenes?

James Negen, Angela Sandri, Sang Ah Lee, Marko Nardini. Boundaries in Spatial Cognition: Looking like a Boundary is More Important than Being a Boundary. June 12, 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/391037

Abstract

Large walls and other typical boundaries strongly influence neural activity

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Cognitive Navigation News (2018-003)

1. Can We Copy the Brain?

from the IEEE Spectrum Special Report about AI and Brain Inspired Computing.

From Macro to Micro: A Visual Guide to the Brain

Why We Should Copy the Brain

In the Future, Machines Will Borrow

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How to model the hippocampal place cell activity for spatial cognition and neuro-mimetic navigation?

This excerpt note is about place cell activity model from the Arleo A. et al. 2000 paper.

Arleo, Angelo, and Wulfram Gerstner. “Spatial cognition and neuro-mimetic navigation: a model of hippocampal place cell activity.” Biological cybernetics 83, no. …

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Nature Neuroscience Nov. 2017 Issue: Focus on Spatial Cognition

From Nature Neuroscience  Oct. 31 2017

Navigation is the ability to estimate one’s own position and to track and plan one’s own path in physical space, be it on land, on sea, in the air or even in space. …

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