Key brain region for navigating familiar places identified

Key brain region for navigating familiar places identified


The posterior hippocampus tracks distance to a newly learned location, as well as familiar environments. By contrast, when navigating a familiar location, the retrosplenial cortex takes over responsibility for tracking distance. The findings shed light on how the brain navigates and encodes spatial information.
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Author: http://http://neurosciencenews.com/
Post date: 2019-04-01 21:02:24
Category: familiar
Tag: distance
Post ID: 6528

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