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Spatial cognition: A Tabula rasa for the sense of direction

Citation
Dudchenko P (2015) Spatial cognition: A Tabula rasa for the sense of direction. Current Biology, 25 (4), pp. R143-R144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2014.12.054

Abstract
Two recent studies have shown that neurons which fire in a compass-like way – head direction cells – are present before rat pups open their eyes. Upon eye opening, the firing direction of these cells is anchored rapidly to visual landmarks.

Journal
Current Biology: Volume 25, Issue 4

StatusPublished
Author(s)Dudchenko, Paul
Publication date16/02/2015
Date accepted by journal02/01/2015
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/21650
PublisherCell Press
ISSN0960-9822
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