Neural Representation of Complex Space

Kate Jeffery
University College London


Abstract: How do our brains construct a representation of large-scale space, to be used in way finding? The study of single neurons in rodents has been enormously useful in helping answer this question for simple, two-dimensional environments. However, the real world is neither simple nor two-dimensional. In this talk I will focus on recent studies exploring how neurons may collaborate in representing three-dimensional and complex spaces.

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