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It's in the Eye of the Beholder: Spatial Language and Spatial Memory Use the Same Perceptual Reference Frames

John Lipinski, John P. Spencer, and Larissa K. Samuelson

in The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199553242
eISBN:
9780191720444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553242.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

It's in the Eye of the Beholder: Spatial Language and Spatial Memory Use the Same Perceptual Reference Frames Lipinski et al.Spatial language provides an effective domain to examine the connection ... More


Tethering to the World, Coming Undone

Barbara Landau, Kirsten O'hearn, and James E. Hoffman

in The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199553242
eISBN:
9780191720444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553242.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines the role of embodiment in the development of spatial cognition. Using evidence from normally developing children and individuals with Williams syndrome—a rare genetic deficit ... More


 Entorhinal Grid Cells and the Neural Basis of Navigation

Marianne Fyhn, Trygve Solstad, and Torkel Hafting

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews current knowledge about spatial representations in medial entorhinal cortex (MEC), its possible role in navigation, and how cell ensembles in MEC might contribute to the spatial ... More


Computational Models of the Spatial and Mnemonic Functions of the Hippocampus

Burgess Neil

in The Hippocampus Book

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195100273
eISBN:
9780199864133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100273.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The use of computational models has been invaluable for exploring the link between neurons and behavior, enabling hypothetical mechanisms to be defined precisely and examined quantitatively. This ... More


 Place‐Differential Neural Responses in Monkey Hippocampal Formation during Real and Virtual Navigation

Hisao Nishijo, Etsuro Hori, and Taketoshi Ono

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews studies in which monkey hippocampal formation (HF) neurons were analyzed during performance of either different tasks in the same spatial environment or essentially the same task ... More


 What Do Place Cells Tell Us about Learning to Associate and Learning to Segregate?

Eduard Kelemen and André A. Fenton

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The nervous system is tasked with activating several memories concurrently without confusing them, creating the need to segregate simultaneously relevant but distinct memories. This chapter focuses ... More


Functional neuroanatomy of spatial perception, spatial processes and attention

Gabriella Bottini, Eraldo Paulesu, Martina Gandola, and Paola Invernizzi

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.037
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Empirical data from experimental psychology, primate neurophysiology, and neuropsychological observations of brain damaged patients are the primary generators of experimental hypotheses for ... More


Sensory deprivation and the development of multisensory integration

Brigitte Röder

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Space is an important supramodal feature for linking inputs from different sensory modalities. This chapter reviews recent findings demonstrating that the visual modality is essential for the ... More


Animal Navigation: A Synthesis

Jan Wiener, Sara Shettleworth, Verner P. Bingman, Ken Cheng, Susan Healy, Lucia F. Jacobs, Kathryn J. Jeffery, Hanspeter A. Mallot, Randolf Menzel, and Nora S. Newcombe

in Animal Thinking: Contemporary Issues in Comparative Cognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016636
eISBN:
9780262298988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016636.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Navigation appeared early in the evolution of animals and occurs in all mobile species. The vast array of navigational capabilities in various species poses a challenge to describe and understand ... More


Spatial Representations and Frames of Reference: Theoretical Foundations

Michael McCloskey

in Visual Reflections: A Perceptual Deficit and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168693
eISBN:
9780199871513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168693.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the frame-of-reference concept, arguing that this concept has been the subject of considerable confusion in cognitive and neuroscientific research on spatial representation. In ... More


The Puzzle of Williams Syndrome

Barbara Landau and James E. Hoffman

in Spatial Representation: From Gene to Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195385373
eISBN:
9780199979189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385373.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter poses the central question of the book: How can the absence of approximately twenty-five genes in people with WS cause the unusual cognitive profile of severely impaired spatial ... More


Conclusions: Revisiting the Puzzle of Williams Syndrome

Barbara Landau and James E. Hoffman

in Spatial Representation: From Gene to Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195385373
eISBN:
9780199979189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385373.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter concludes by proposing that the unusual profile of people with WS can best be understood by considering the rich cognitive structures inherent in human spatial representational systems, ... More


Visual Reflections: A Perceptual Deficit and Its Implications

Michael McCloskey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168693
eISBN:
9780199871513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168693.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

How much can we learn about normal visual perception and cognition from a malfunctioning visual system? Quite a lot, as this book makes abundantly clear. This book presents the author's work with AH, ... More


Commentary: Linking Internal Representations to the External World via Spatial Relations

Laura Carlson

in The Emerging Spatial Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189223
eISBN:
9780199848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter evaluates one example of the link between the underlying spatial representation and the external information that is presented in ... More


Tool Use and the Representation of Peripersonal Space in Humans

Charles Spence

in Tool Use and Causal Cognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199571154
eISBN:
9780191731259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571154.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

One of the questions currently vexing researchers is whether peripersonal space is better conceptualized as being extended or as being projected following tool use? It may turn out that the answer to ... More


Effects of Blindness and Deafness on the Development of Spatial Perception and Cognition

Teresa V. Mitchell

in The Emerging Spatial Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189223
eISBN:
9780199848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the consequences of blindness and deafness on spatial perception and cognition. A critical question is whether ... More


Objective Understanding Transformed

Wayne Waxman

in Kant and the Empiricists: Understanding Understanding

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195177398
eISBN:
9780199786176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177398.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Berkeley’s theory of vision. He endorsed the essentials of Locke’s account of visual depth perception while deepening and extending it beyond anything contemplated by Locke. The ... More


Modeling Cue Integration in Cluttered Environments

Maneesh Sahani and Louise Whiteley

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter lays out one approach to describing the inferential problem encountered when integrating multiple different cues that may arise from many different objects. By switching representations ... More


Background on the Problem: Genes, Brains, and the Hallmark Spatial Profile

Barbara Landau and James E. Hoffman

in Spatial Representation: From Gene to Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195385373
eISBN:
9780199979189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385373.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter provides background on the genetic profile of people with WS, followed by a review of what is known about the possible structural and functional brain bases for the spatial deficit. ... More


Making Maps and Forming Plans

Carolyn Price

in Functions in Mind: A Theory of Intentional Content

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242009
eISBN:
9780191696992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242009.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines a system that is capable of a rather more sophisticated form of spatial representation, particularly a system that enables an organism to find its way about by forming a ... More


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