Updated preprint on temporal mapping in the entorhinal cortex

I have updated my preprint on temporal mapping in the human medial temporal lobe on bioRxiv!

Take a look at my SfN poster

If you are interested in the poster that I presented last week at the 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego, check out my poster.

Navigating Cognition: Spatial Codes for Human Thinking

The hippocampal formation has long been suggested to underlie both memory formation and spatial navigation. We discuss how neural mechanisms identified in spatial navigation research operate across information domains to support a wide spectrum of …

New paper out in Science

My latest paper, entitled ‘Navigating Cognition: Spatial Codes for Human Thinking’ just got published in Science. Together with Peter Gardenfors, Edvard Moser and Christian Doeller, I propose a theoretical framework for domain-general processing in the hippocampal-entorhinal region.

Mapping sequence structure in the human lateral entorhinal cortex

Remembering event sequences is central to episodic memory and presumably supported by the hippocampal-entorhinal region. We previously demonstrated that the hippocampus maps spatial and temporal distances between events encountered along a route …

New preprint on temporal mapping in the entorhinal cortex online

I have uploaded a new preprint on temporal mapping in the human medial temporal lobe to bioRxiv!

Deforming the metric of cognitive maps distorts memory

Environmental boundaries anchor cognitive maps that support memory. However, trapezoidal boundary geometry distorts the regular firing patterns of entorhinal grid cells proposedly providing a metric for cognitive maps. Here, we test the impact of …

Distorting the metric of spatial memory

Entorhinal grid cells are characterized by spatially periodic patterns of activity and have been suggested to provide a metric of space. However, environmental geometry distorts grid-cell firing patterns in highly polarized trapezoidal compared to …

Hexadirectional coding of visual space in human entorhinal cortex

Entorhinal grid cells map the local environment, but their involvement beyond spatial navigation remains elusive. We examined human functional MRI responses during a highly controlled visual tracking task and show that entorhinal cortex exhibited a …

An event map of memory space in the hippocampus

The hippocampus has long been implicated in both episodic and spatial memory, however these mnemonic functions have been traditionally investigated in separate research strands. Theoretical accounts and rodent data suggest a common mechanism for …