Tag: Visual Cues

How visual cues are integrated into the compass in the brain?

Yvette E. Fisher, Jenny Lu, Isabel D’Alessandro & Rachel I. Wilson . Sensorimotor experience remaps visual input to a heading-direction network. Nature (2019) doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1772-4

Abstract

“In the Drosophila brain, ‘compass’ neurons track the orientation of the body and head …

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How the brain constructs spatial representations to code an appropriate route under different sensory cues?

Choijiljav Chinzorig, Hiroshi Nishimaru, Jumpei Matsumoto, Yusaku Takamura, Alain Berthoz, Taketoshi Ono, Hisao Nishijo, Rat Retrosplenial Cortical Involvement in Wayfinding Using Visual and Locomotor Cues, Cerebral Cortex,  bhz183, https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhz183

Abstract
“The retrosplenial cortex (RSC) has been implicated in wayfinding …

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The internal maps of insects

Webb, Barbara. “The internal maps of insects.” Journal of Experimental Biology 222, no. Suppl 1 (2019): jeb188094.

ABSTRACT

Insect navigation is strikingly geometric. Many species use path integration to maintain an accurate estimate of their distance and direction

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Visual navigation in insects and robots

Visual navigation in insects and robots by Barbara Webb, Professor of Biorobotics, University of Edinburgh. She will give a keynote talk at 11th Vision Researchers Colloquium, 8 July, led by Bristol Vision Institute, in partnership with the …

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