The entorhinal map of space.

How do we know where we are, and how do we remember the places we visited? Since the discovery of place cells in 1971, our understanding of the brain's maps of external space has exploded. Yet the origin of the place-cell signal remained elusive. The discovery of grid cells in the medial entorhinal cortex (MEC) in 2005 put place cells in a context, since… CONTINUE READING