How The Grid Cell System of The Brain Maps Mental Spaces

Source: Max Planck Society

Summary: A European-American team of scientists has now been able to demonstrate, with electrophysiological evidence, the existence of grid-like activity in the human brain.

Brain region

The hippocampus is a region of the brain largely responsible for memory formation. Credit: Salk Institute

More Information: Tobias Staudigl et al, “Hexadirectional Modulation of High-Frequency Electrophysiological Activity in the Human Anterior Medial Temporal Lobe Maps Visual Space”, Current Biology (2018).DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.035

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