The representation of space in the brain

@article{Grieves2017TheRO,
  title={The representation of space in the brain},
  author={Roddy M. Grieves and Kate J. Jeffery},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
  year={2017},
  volume={135},
  pages={113-131}
}
Animals can navigate vast distances and often display behaviours or activities that indicate a detailed, internal spatial representation of their surrounding environment or a 'cognitive map'. Over a century of behavioural research on spatial navigation in humans and animals has greatly increased our understanding of how this highly complex feat is achieved. In turn this has inspired half a century of electrophysiological spatial navigation and memory research which has further advanced our… 
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