Spatial Cognition: Grid Cells Harbour Three Complementary Positional Codes
Curr Biol 27: R755-R758. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.06.067.
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The firing fields of mammalian grid cells, which map an animal's environment, lie on hexagonal lattices. Three new studies report significant field-to-field differences in the firing rates, a finding with far-reaching consequences for how grid fields form and encode spatial information.