Street View of the Cognitive Map

Cian O'Donnell, Terrence J Sejnowski

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To understand the origins of spatial navigational signals, Acharya et al. record the activity of hippocampal neurons in rats running in open two-dimensional environments in both the real world and in virtual reality. They find that a subset of hippocampal neurons have directional tuning that persists in virtual reality, where vestibular cues are absent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-15
Number of pages3
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 14 Jan 2016

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  • Animals
  • Appetitive Behavior
  • Hippocampus/physiology
  • Humans
  • Male


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