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From entorhinal neural codes to navigation

The medial entorhinal cortex contains spatially selective grid cells, whose lattice-like firing patterns are proposed to support path-integration-based navigation. However, direct behavioral evidence has been lacking. Gil et al. disrupt grid cells in a targeted manner, establishing a clear link between grid cell codes and navigation.

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    • Caitlin S. Mallory
    •  & Lisa M. Giocomo

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