On June 11, 2016, from 5 to 11 p.m., scientists of the BCCN Berlin present their research to the general public in terms of presentations, two science slams (English and German), and an information booth.
Why do we explore nearby areas before venturing out to farther ones? New eLife paper in the Brecht lab
Berlin scientists now show that the medial entorhinal cortex, which is important for spatial memory matures from the top- representing nearby areas, to the bottom- which represents areas farther away.
Matthias Guggenmos1, 2, Gregor Wilbertz2, Martin Hebart3 and Philipp Sterzer1, 2 demonstrate that, in the absence of external feedback, neural confidence signals show an intriguing parallel to signals previously observed for reward feedback.