> Home > News

Science Snapshot: Untangling Space and Time in the Brain

  1. 15.3.2019

    How do our brains know when and where to place our feet in order to prevent us from tripping each time we find ourselves on a new terrain such as an icy path, or a sandy beach?

    In an innovative study, scientists from the Neural Circuits and Behaviour lab (careylab.org), find remarkable similarities between the way humans and mice learn to adapt their manner of walking and pinpoint a site in the brain that controls two components crucial for mastering this task – space and time.

Latest Publications

  • Maia, A.; Oliveira, J.; Lajnef, M.; Mallet, L.; Tamouza, R.; Leboye, M.; Oliveira-Maia, A. J. (2019) Oxidative and nitrosative stress markers in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis Acta Psychiatr Scand
  • Brugada-Ramentol, Victoria; Clemens, Ivar; de Polavieja, Gonzalo G. (2019) Active control as evidence in favor of sense of ownership in the moving Virtual Hand Illusion
  • Rao-Ruiz, Priyanka; Couey, Jonathan J.; Marcelo, Ivo M.; Bouwkamp, Christian G.; Slump, Denise E.; Matos, Mariana R.; van der Loo, Rolinka J.; Martins, Gabriela J.; van den Hout, Mirjam; van IJcken, Wilfred F.; Costa, Rui M.; van den Oever, Michel C.; Kus (2019) Engram-specific transcriptome profiling of contextual memory consolidation Nat Commun
  • Huber, Elizabeth; Henriques, Rafael Neto; Owen, Julia P.; Rokem, Ariel; Yeatman, Jason D. (2019) Applying microstructural models to understand the role of white matter in cognitive development
  • Kobak, Dmitry; Pardo-Vazquez, Jose L.; Valente, Mafalda; Machens, Christian K.; Renart, Alfonso (2019) State-dependent geometry of population activity in rat auditory cortex eLife