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Weekly Citation Summary 2017 - Week 41

Weekly Citation Summary 2017 - Week 41

The following are titles of recently published papers focussing on navigation and orientation. Summaries of all have been circulated to members of the Animal Navigation Forum and full papers are available in the ANG Resources directory at the link below (available to non-members).

Page, H. J. I., Wilson, J. J. & Jeffery, K. J. 2017 A dual-axis rotation rule for updating the head direction cell reference frame during movement in three dimensions. Journal of Neurophysiology. doi: 10.1152/jn.00501.2017. Page3 2017

Hiscock, H. G., Mouritsen, H., Manolopoulos, D. E. & Hore, P. J. 2017s Disruption of Magnetic Compass Orientation in Migratory Birds by Radiofrequency Electromagnetic-Fields. Biophysical Journal 113, 1475-1484. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2017.07.031. Hiscock2 2017

Shiozaki, H. M. & Kazama, H. 2017 Parallel encoding of recent visual experience and self-motion during navigation in Drosophila. Nat Neurosci 20, 1395-1403. doi: 10.1038/nn.4628. Shiozaki1 2017

Tsutsui-Kimura, I., Natsubori, A., Mori, M., Kobayashi, K., Drew, M. R., de Kerchove d’Exaerde, A., Mimura, M. & Tanaka, K. F. 2017 Distinct Roles of Ventromedial versus Ventrolateral Striatal Medium Spiny Neurons in Reward-Oriented Behavior. Current Biology 27, 3042-3048.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.061. Tsutsui-Kimura1 2017

Stone, T., Webb, B., Adden, A., Weddig, N. B., Honkanen, A., Templin, R., Wcislo, W., Scimeca, L., Warrant, E. & Heinze, S. 2017 An Anatomically Constrained Model for Path Integration in the Bee Brain. Current Biology. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.052. Stone2 2017

Chittka, L. 2017 Bee cognition. Current Biology 27, R1049-R1053. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.008. Chittka28 2017

Howey, L. A., Wetherbee, B. M., Tolentino, E. R. & Shivji, M. S. 2017 Biogeophysical and physiological processes drive movement patterns in a marine predator. Movement Ecology 5, 16. doi: 10.1186/s40462-017-0107-z. Howey1 2017

Bras, Y. L., Jouma’a, J. & Guinet, C. 2017 Three-dimensional space use during the bottom phase of southern elephant seal dives. Movement Ecology 5, 18. doi: 10.1186/s40462-017-0108-y. Bras1 2017

Åkesson, S., Ilieva, M., Karagicheva, J., Rakhimberdiev, E., Tomotani, B. & Helm, B. 2017 Timing avian long-distance migration: from internal clock mechanisms to global flights. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 372. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0252. Akesson36 2017

Schumacher, S., von der Emde, G. & Burt de Perera, T. 2017 Sensory influence on navigation in the weakly electric fish Gnathonemus petersii. Animal Behaviour 132, 1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.07.016. Schumacher2 2017

Halboth, F. & Roces, F. 2017 Underground anemotactic orientation in leaf-cutting ants: perception of airflow and experience-dependent choice of airflow direction during digging. The Science of Nature 104, 82. doi: 10.1007/s00114-017-1504-2. Halboth1 2017

  • 13 October 2017
  • Animal Navigation Group

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