Tag: Spatial Navigation

How the brain integrates external cues with internal head-direction (HD) signals to drive navigational behavior?

Gil Vantomme, Zita Rovó, Romain Cardis, Elidie Béard, Georgia Katsioudi, Angelo Guadagno, Virginie Perrenoud, Laura MJ Fernandez, Anita Lüthi. A thalamic reticular circuit for head direction cell tuning and spatial navigationbioRxiv 804575; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/804575

Summary
To navigate

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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.

Abstract
Flexible navigation in the real world involves …

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Planning at decision time and in the background during spatial navigation

Pezzulo, Giovanni, Francesco Donnarumma, Domenico Maisto, and Ivilin Stoianov. “Planning at decision time and in the background during spatial navigation.” Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 29 (2019): 69-76.

Highlights
• Planning is the model-based approach to solving control …

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Human Spatial Navigation

The first book to comprehensively explore the cognitive foundations of human spatial navigation.

Arne D. Ekstrom, Hugo J. Spiers, Véronique D. Bohbot & R. Shayna Rosenbaum

Hardcover 2018 55.00 43.00 ISBN9780691171746 216 pp. 7 x 10 20 color + 40 …

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Understanding Cognition in the Human Brain Project

Imagine an apple — its greenness, sour taste and its fresh, crisp crunch; how does the brain create a representation of such an apple?

This is one of the questions the Human Brain Project (HBP) is asking. To better understand …

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