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Oscillations in the “Other Cortex”: Navigation in Real and Memory Space

Buzsáki György

in Rhythms of the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195301069
eISBN:
9780199863716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301069.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

The hippocampus and associated structures are organized in multiple loops, with reciprocal connections to the neocortex. The most prominent collective pattern of hippocampal neurons is theta ... More


Studies of the neural basis of human navigation and memory

Tom Hartley, John A. King, and Neil Burgess

in The Neurobiology of Spatial Behaviour

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198515241
eISBN:
9780191687914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515241.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter explores spatial navigation in humans, but it goes a step further and argues that a system also forms the basis for the human capacity for episodic memory. It discusses some attempts to ... More


Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis: Functional Implications of a ‘New’ Type of Plasticity

Alexander Garthe and Gerd Kempermann

in The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus: An integrative view

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592388
eISBN:
9780199949922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592388.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

Adult hippocampal neurogenesis has changed our view on the adult mammalian brain by adding a new kind of neuroplasticity with strong implications for cognition and behaviour of older mammals. Because ... More


Drawing parallels between the behavioural and neural properties of navigation

Bruno Poucet, Pierre-Pascal Lenck-Santini, and Etienne Save

in The Neurobiology of Spatial Behaviour

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198515241
eISBN:
9780191687914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515241.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter explores the evidence that the place cell representation may underlie navigational behaviour. It also deals with a correlational approach, reviewing data in which spatial information has ... More


The Processing of What, Where, and How: Insights from Spatial Navigation via Sensory Substitution

Michael J. Proulx, David J. Brown, and Achille Pasqualotto

Fiona Macpherson (ed.)

in Sensory Substitution and Augmentation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266441
eISBN:
9780191884207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266441.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Vision is the default sensory modality for normal spatial navigation in humans. Touch is restricted to providing information about peripersonal space, whereas detecting and avoiding obstacles in ... More


Experimental lesions of the parahippocampal region in rats

Rebecca D. Burwell, David J. Bucci, Kjesten A. Wiig, Michael P. Saddoris, and Matthew R. Sanborn

in The Parahippocampal Region: Organization and Role in Cognitive Function

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509172
eISBN:
9780191724626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509172.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Although understanding interactions between the hippocampus and the surrounding cortices is central to understanding hippocampal dependent processes, it is also important to know what unique or ... More


Hippocampal remapping: implications for spatial learning and navigation

James J. Knierim

in The Neurobiology of Spatial Behaviour

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198515241
eISBN:
9780191687914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515241.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter outlines the phenomenon of place cell remapping in more detail. The term ‘remapping’ embodies the assumption of early investigators (and many current ones) that the alteration in firing ... More


Internalization of Experience: Cognition from Action

György Buzsáki

in The Brain from Inside Out

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190905385
eISBN:
9780190905415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905385.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter describes how perceptual and navigation functions can become disengaged from their dependence on the external world. The key physiological mechanism that allows this “internalization” ... More


General AI

Stephen K. Reed

in Cognitive Skills You Need for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197529003
eISBN:
9780197529034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529003.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

People use their cognitive skills to solve a wide range of problems whereas computers solve only a limited number of specific problems. A goal of artificial intelligence (AI) is to build on its ... More


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