Tag: Spatial Navigation

How different prefrontal regions may contribute to different stages of navigation?

Eva Zita Patai, Hugo J. Spiers. The Versatile Wayfinder: Prefrontal Contributions to Spatial Navigation. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2021.02.010.

Highlights
“Navigation is a behavior fundamental to all mobile animals, and incorporates various cognitive functions, including memory, planning, decision-making,

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How does the brain represent the location of oneself and others in shared environments?

Stangl, M., Topalovic, U., Inman, C.S. et al. Boundary-anchored neural mechanisms of location-encoding for self and others. Nature (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-03073-y

Abstract
Everyday tasks in social settings require humans to encode neural representations of not only their own spatial

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How do humans navigate with stereo olfaction?

Yuli Wu, Kepu Chen, Yuting Ye, Tao Zhang, Wen Zhou. Humans navigate with stereo olfaction.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jul 2020, 117 (27) 16065-16071; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2004642117

Significance
The human brain exploits subtle differences between the

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How can spatial navigation research in neuroscience and AI advance both fields significantly?

Bermudez-Contreras E, Clark BJ and Wilber A (2020) The Neuroscience of Spatial Navigation and the Relationship to Artificial IntelligenceFront. Comput. Neurosci. 14:63. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2020.00063

Abstract

“Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and neuroscience are impressive. In AI, this …

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How do spatial view cells work in spatial navigation and memory recall?

Rolls ET, Stringer SM. Spatial view cells in the hippocampus, and their idiothetic update based on place and head directionNeural Netw. 2005;18(9):1229‐1241. doi:10.1016/j.neunet.2005.08.006

Abstract:

Single neuron recording studies have demonstrated the existence of spatial view neurons

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How to study long-term memory formation and recall during spatial navigation in rodents?

Morales L, Tomàs DP, Dalmau J, de la Rocha J and Jercog PE (2020) High-Throughput Task to Study Memory Recall During Spatial Navigation in Rodents. Front. Behav. Neurosci. 14:64. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2020.00064

Abstract

“Spatial navigation is one of the most …

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How does the human brain encode egocentric (self-centered) spatial information?

Lukas Kunz, Armin Brandt, Peter C. Reinacher, Bernhard P. Staresina, Eric T. Reifenstein, Christoph T. Weidemann, Nora A. Herweg, Melina Tsitsiklis, Richard Kempter, Michael J. Kahana, Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, Joshua Jacobs. A neural code of egocentric spatial information in human medial

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