Hippocampal global remapping for different sensory modalities in flying bats

@article{GevaSagiv2016HippocampalGR,
  title={Hippocampal global remapping for different sensory modalities in flying bats},
  author={Maya Geva-Sagiv and Sandro Romani and Liora Las and Nachum Ulanovsky},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={952-958}
}
Hippocampal place cells encode the animal's spatial position. However, it is unknown how different long-range sensory systems affect spatial representations. Here we alternated usage of vision and echolocation in Egyptian fruit bats while recording from single neurons in hippocampal areas CA1 and subiculum. Bats flew back and forth along a linear flight track, employing echolocation in darkness or vision in light. Hippocampal representations remapped between vision and echolocation via two… Expand
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