Citation Wood ER & Dudchenko P (2003) Aging, spatial behavior and the cognitive map. Nature Neuroscience, 6 (6), pp. 546-548. https://doi.org/10.1038/nn0603-546
Abstract Hippocampal neurons are thought to form a cognitive map of the environment based on multiple cues. A new study shows that young animals switch between cues more easily than aged animals and also perform better on a spatial learning task.