grid cells


Summary: Neurons in the ENTORHINAL CORTEX that project to the HIPPOCAMPUS. Grid cells and PLACE CELLS play a role in cognitive representation of spatial memory and navigation.

Top Publications

  1. Gonzalez Sulser A, Nolan M. Grid cells' need for speed. Nat Neurosci. 2016;20:1-2 pubmed publisher
  2. Schmidt Hieber C, Toleikyte G, Aitchison L, Roth A, Clark B, Branco T, et al. Active dendritic integration as a mechanism for robust and precise grid cell firing. Nat Neurosci. 2017;20:1114-1121 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Grid cells in medial entorhinal cortex are an attractive model system for addressing this question, as the computation they ..
  3. Mosheiff N, Agmon H, Moriel A, Burak Y. An efficient coding theory for a dynamic trajectory predicts non-uniform allocation of entorhinal grid cells to modules. PLoS Comput Biol. 2017;13:e1005597 pubmed publisher
    b>Grid cells in the entorhinal cortex encode the position of an animal in its environment with spatially periodic tuning curves with different periodicities...
  4. RennĂ³ Costa C, Tort A. Place and Grid Cells in a Loop: Implications for Memory Function and Spatial Coding. J Neurosci. 2017;37:8062-8076 pubmed publisher
    Place cells in the hippocampus and grid cells in the medial entorhinal cortex have different codes for space. However, how one code relates to the other is ill understood...
  5. Miao C, Cao Q, Moser M, Moser E. Parvalbumin and Somatostatin Interneurons Control Different Space-Coding Networks in the Medial Entorhinal Cortex. Cell. 2017;171:507-521.e17 pubmed publisher
    ..PV-cell silencing antagonized the hexagonally patterned spatial selectivity of grid cells, especially in layer II of MEC...
  6. D Albis T, Kempter R. A single-cell spiking model for the origin of grid-cell patterns. PLoS Comput Biol. 2017;13:e1005782 pubmed publisher
    Spatial cognition in mammals is thought to rely on the activity of grid cells in the entorhinal cortex, yet the fundamental principles underlying the origin of grid-cell firing are still debated...
  7. Moser E, Moser M, McNaughton B. Spatial representation in the hippocampal formation: a history. Nat Neurosci. 2017;20:1448-1464 pubmed publisher
    ..epoch began when investigators turned their attention to the entorhinal cortex, which led to the discovery of grid cells and border cells...