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A place for motion in mapping

Nature Neuroscience volume 18, pages 67 (2015) | Download Citation

A study finds that formation of a cognitive map for a virtual reality environment demands associating specific movement trajectories with views to the constellation of peripheral landmarks.

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  1. Douglas Nitz is in the Cognitive Science Department, University of California, San Diego, California, USA.

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