Organizing conceptual knowledge in humans with a gridlike code

  title={Organizing conceptual knowledge in humans with a gridlike code},
  author={Alexandra O. Constantinescu and Jill X. O’Reilly and Timothy Edward John Behrens},
It has been hypothesized that the brain organizes concepts into a mental map, allowing conceptual relationships to be navigated in a manner similar to that of space. Grid cells use a hexagonally symmetric code to organize spatial representations and are the likely source of a precise hexagonal symmetry in the functional magnetic resonance imaging signal. Humans navigating conceptual two-dimensional knowledge showed the same hexagonal signal in a set of brain regions markedly similar to those… CONTINUE READING
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