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Title: Spatial cognition: A Tabula rasa for the sense of direction
Author(s): Dudchenko, Paul
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Issue Date: 16-Feb-2015
Citation: Dudchenko P (2015) Spatial cognition: A Tabula rasa for the sense of direction, Current Biology, 25 (4), pp. R143-R144.
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.
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