Ph.D. University of Washington, 1986
Office Phone: (603) 646-1306, Moore 265
My laboratory is set up to record the electrical activity from single neurons in the awake, freely-moving animal. This technique enables us to make correlations between a specific cell's firing pattern and the animal's behavior.
To see more publications, visit PubMed from the National Library of Medicine.
Taube JS (2007) The head direction signal: origins and sensory-motor integration. Annual Reviews of Neuroscience 30: 181-207.
Calton JL, Taube JS (2009) Where am I and how will I get there from here? A role for posterior parietal cortex in the integration of spatial information and route planning. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 91: 186-196.
Muir GM, Brown JE, Carey JP, Hirvonen TP, Della Santina CC, Minor LB, Taube JS (2009) Semicircular canal occlusions disrupt head direction cell activity in the anterordorsal thalamus of chinchillas. Journal of Neuroscience 29: 14521-14533.
Yoder RM, Clark BJ, Brown JE, Lamia MV, Valerio S, Shinder ME, Taube JS (2011) Both visual and idiothetic cues contribute to head direction cell stability during navigation along complex routes. Journal of Neurophysiology 105: 2989-3001.
Yoder RM, Clark BJ, Taube JS (2011) Origins of landmark encoding for the brain's navigation system. Trends in Neuroscience 34: 561-571.
Valerio S, Taube JS (2012) Path integration: how the head direction signal maintains and corrects spatial orientation. Nature Neuroscience 15: 1445-1453.
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