JEFFREY TAUBE

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Updating of the spatial reference frame of head direction cells in response to locomotion in the vertical plane
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Neurophysiol 109:873-88. 2013
  2. pmc On the nature of three-dimensional encoding in the cognitive map: Commentary on Hayman, Verriotis, Jovalekic, Fenton, and Jeffery
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Dartmouth College, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Hippocampus 23:14-21. 2013
  3. pmc Head direction cell activity in the anterodorsal thalamus requires intact supragenual nuclei
    Benjamin J Clark
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:2767-84. 2012
  4. pmc Head direction cell firing properties and behavioural performance in 3-D space
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Physiol 589:835-41. 2011
  5. pmc Interspike interval analyses reveal irregular firing patterns at short, but not long, intervals in rat head direction cells
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Dartmouth College, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 104:1635-48. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of head direction cell activity in the postsubiculum and anterior thalamus of freely moving rats
    J S Taube
    Department of Psychology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Hippocampus 8:87-108. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint The head direction signal: origins and sensory-motor integration
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 03755, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 30:181-207. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Rat head direction cell responses in zero-gravity parabolic flight
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:2887-997. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent neural activity in head direction cells
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Cereb Cortex 13:1162-72. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Head direction cells and the neurophysiological basis for a sense of direction
    J S Taube
    Department of Psychology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Prog Neurobiol 55:225-56. 1998

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Publications31

  1. pmc Updating of the spatial reference frame of head direction cells in response to locomotion in the vertical plane
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Neurophysiol 109:873-88. 2013
    ..These findings highlight the important role that active movement signals play for maintaining and updating spatial orientation when moving in three dimensions...
  2. pmc On the nature of three-dimensional encoding in the cognitive map: Commentary on Hayman, Verriotis, Jovalekic, Fenton, and Jeffery
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Dartmouth College, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Hippocampus 23:14-21. 2013
    ..Further, there is good evidence to indicate that rats can orient and navigate effectively in the vertical domain...
  3. pmc Head direction cell activity in the anterodorsal thalamus requires intact supragenual nuclei
    Benjamin J Clark
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:2767-84. 2012
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  4. pmc Head direction cell firing properties and behavioural performance in 3-D space
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Physiol 589:835-41. 2011
    ..Taken together, these findings indicate that a normal otolith signal contributes an important role to HD cell discharge...
  5. pmc Interspike interval analyses reveal irregular firing patterns at short, but not long, intervals in rat head direction cells
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Dartmouth College, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 104:1635-48. 2010
    ..These findings have implications for attractor networks that model the HD signal and for models proposed to explain the generation of grid cell signals in entorhinal cortex...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of head direction cell activity in the postsubiculum and anterior thalamus of freely moving rats
    J S Taube
    Department of Psychology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Hippocampus 8:87-108. 1998
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The head direction signal: origins and sensory-motor integration
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 03755, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 30:181-207. 2007
    ..Vestibular information appears critical for generating the directional signal, but motor/proprioceptive and landmark information are important for updating it...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rat head direction cell responses in zero-gravity parabolic flight
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 92:2887-997. 2004
    ..These responses indicate that rats maintain a normal allocentric frame of reference in 0-G and 1-G when on the floor, but may lose their sense of directional heading when placed on a wall or ceiling during acute exposures to 0-G...
  9. ncbi request reprint Persistent neural activity in head direction cells
    Jeffrey S Taube
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Cereb Cortex 13:1162-72. 2003
    ..The conditions that any network model must satisfy in order to accurately represent how the nervous system generates this signal are highlighted and areas where key information is missing are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Head direction cells and the neurophysiological basis for a sense of direction
    J S Taube
    Department of Psychology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Prog Neurobiol 55:225-56. 1998
    ..It is concluded that studying the neural mechanisms underlying the HD signal provides an excellent opportunity for understanding how the mammalian nervous system processes a high level cognitive signal...
  11. ncbi request reprint Some thoughts on place cells and the hippocampus
    J S Taube
    Department of Psychology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Hippocampus 9:452-7. 1999
    ..3. Is the hippocampus involved in selecting the appropriate reference frame? Not exclusively. 4. Are all episodic memories encoded by the hippocampus? No. 5. Does the hippocampus use attractor networks? Not exclusively...
  12. pmc Landmark control and updating of self-movement cues are largely maintained in head direction cells after lesions of the posterior parietal cortex
    Jeffrey L Calton
    Department of Psychology, California State University Sacramento, CA, USA
    Behav Neurosci 122:827-40. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that PPC does not play a major role in the use of landmark and self-movement cues in updating the HD cell signal, or in its generation...
  13. pmc Impaired head direction cell representation in the anterodorsal thalamus after lesions of the retrosplenial cortex
    Benjamin J Clark
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 30:5289-302. 2010
    ..Together, these results suggest that the RSP plays a prominent role in processing landmark information for accurate HD cell orientation and may explain the poor directional sense in humans that follows damage to the RSP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal place cell instability after lesions of the head direction cell network
    Jeffrey L Calton
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 23:9719-31. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Head direction cell activity and behavior in a navigation task requiring a cognitive mapping strategy
    Gary M Muir
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Behav Brain Res 153:249-53. 2004
    ..The HD cell signal, therefore, appears to not always be used by the animal to guide its behavior during all navigation tasks...
  16. pmc Head direction cell instability in the anterior dorsal thalamus after lesions of the interpeduncular nucleus
    Benjamin J Clark
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 29:493-507. 2009
    ..Furthermore, these results suggest that the IPN plays a broad role in the discharge properties and stability of direction-specific activity in the HD cell circuit...
  17. ncbi request reprint Passive movements of the head do not abolish anticipatory firing properties of head direction cells
    Joshua P Bassett
    Deptartment of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:1304-16. 2005
    ..We conclude that it is unlikely that a motor efference copy signal alone is responsible for generating anticipatory firing in ADN HD cells...
  18. ncbi request reprint Passive transport disrupts directional path integration by rat head direction cells
    Robert W Stackman
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 90:2862-74. 2003
    ..These findings are consistent with the view that motor efference copy/proprioception cues are important for maintaining the preferred firing direction of HD cells under conditions requiring path integration...
  19. pmc Where am I and how will I get there from here? A role for posterior parietal cortex in the integration of spatial information and route planning
    Jeffrey L Calton
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Sacramento, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 91:186-96. 2009
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  20. pmc Head direction cell activity in mice: robust directional signal depends on intact otolith organs
    Ryan M Yoder
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 29:1061-76. 2009
    ..Furthermore, compared with rats, the HD signal in mice appears to be less reliably anchored to prominent environmental cues...
  21. ncbi request reprint Path integration and lesions within the head direction cell circuit: comparison between the roles of the anterodorsal thalamus and dorsal tegmental nucleus
    Russell J Frohardt
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Behav Neurosci 120:135-49. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Lesions of the tegmentomammillary circuit in the head direction system disrupt the head direction signal in the anterior thalamus
    Joshua P Bassett
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 27:7564-77. 2007
    ..The general absence of direction-specific activity in the anterior thalamus of animals with DTN or LMN lesions is consistent with the view that the DTN-LMN circuit is essential for the generation of HD cell activity...
  23. ncbi request reprint The neural correlates of navigation: do head direction and place cells guide spatial behavior?
    Gary M Muir
    Dartmouth College, USA
    Behav Cogn Neurosci Rev 1:297-317. 2002
    ..Much work, however, remains to be done to clarify the role of the HD and place cell systems in the neurobiology of spatial cognition and navigation...
  24. pmc Hippocampal spatial representations require vestibular input
    Robert W Stackman
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755 3549, USA
    Hippocampus 12:291-303. 2002
    ..These results indicate that vestibular signals provide an important influence over the expression of hippocampal spatial representations, and may explain the navigational deficits of humans with vestibular dysfunction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Differences between appetitive and aversive reinforcement on reorientation in a spatial working memory task
    Edward J Golob
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, 6207 Moore Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Behav Brain Res 136:309-16. 2002
    ..These findings may also reflect different strategies, with an escape/homing strategy in the wet condition and a foraging strategy in the dry condition...
  26. pmc Directional learning, but no spatial mapping by rats performing a navigational task in an inverted orientation
    Stephane Valerio
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 93:495-505. 2010
    ..Based on these results we argue that inverted navigation primarily involves a simple directional strategy based on visual landmarks...
  27. pmc Disruption of the head direction cell signal after occlusion of the semicircular canals in the freely moving chinchilla
    Gary M Muir
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 29:14521-33. 2009
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  28. pmc Deficits in landmark navigation and path integration after lesions of the interpeduncular nucleus
    Benjamin J Clark
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Behav Neurosci 123:490-503. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that the IPN plays a fundamental role in landmark navigation and path integration...
  29. pmc Active and passive movement are encoded equally by head direction cells in the anterodorsal thalamus
    Michael E Shinder
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, 6207 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 106:788-800. 2011
    ..Motor and proprioceptive influences may therefore be important for the control of the preferred firing direction of HD cells, but not the generation of the signal itself...
  30. pmc Both visual and idiothetic cues contribute to head direction cell stability during navigation along complex routes
    Ryan M Yoder
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Neurophysiol 105:2989-3001. 2011
    ..In addition, visual information, even when unfamiliar, can increase the precision of directional perception...
  31. ncbi request reprint Degradation of head direction cell activity during inverted locomotion
    Jeffrey L Calton
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 25:2420-8. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that being in an inverted position causes a distortion of the vestibular signal controlling the HD system...

Research Grants15

  1. Motor, Vestibular, and Mnemonic Interactions in Directional Heading Perceptions
    JEFFREY TAUBE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Learning how spatial information is processed in the rat brain will provide clues about the complex nature of spatial processes in humans. ..
  2. Motor, Vestibular, and Mnemonic Interactions in Directional Heading Perceptions
    JEFFREY STEVEN TAUBE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Learning how spatial information is processed in the rat brain will provide clues about the complex nature of spatial processes in humans. ..
  3. Motor, Vestibular, and Mnemonic Interactions in Directional Heading Perceptions
    JEFFREY TAUBE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Learning how spatial information is processed in the rat brain will provide clues about the complex nature of spatial processes in humans. ..
  4. NEURAL BASIS OF SPATIAL COGNITION
    JEFFREY TAUBE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Learning how spatial information is processed in the rat brain will give us clues about the complex nature of spatial processes in humans. ..
  5. NEURAL MECHANISMS OF DIRECTIONAL ORIENTATION
    JEFFREY TAUBE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  6. NEURAL BASIS OF SPATIAL COGNITION
    JEFFREY TAUBE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Learning how spatial information is processed in the rat brain will give us clues about the complex nature of spatial processes in humans. ..
  7. NEURAL BASIS OF SPATIAL COGNITION
    JEFFREY TAUBE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Learning how spatial information is processed in the rat brain will give us clues about the complex nature of spatial processes in humans. ..