"In the area of spatial learning, the study's findings are exciting, as they illustrate how the postrhinal cortex could provide a template for how humans convert egocentric information (the reference frame in which all information enters the brain) into allocentric
information (the reference frame relative to the external world) in the parahippocampal cortex, says co-author Jeffrey S.
Telencephalon ablation impairs goldfish allocentric
spatial learning in a "hole-board" task.
Once we achieve an allocentric
perspective, we exploit an analogue to what is called in computer science an "interrupt" to preserve that achievement in an initially subsidiary sense that something in what Trump is saying is not right......until you realize that it violates the very separation of powers that is part of your identity as a citizen.
Conversely, the similar times of VMI-E and execution and the dissimilar times of VMI-I perspective and execution in the Novice group (Figure 2 and Table 2) suggest that VMI-E is facilitated by the allocentric
From that information, egocentric qualitative depth information is generated to be able to infer the corresponding allocentric
Tuena et al., "Egocentric and allocentric
spatial reference frames in aging: a systematic review," Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, vol.
Based on an extensive work in animals and humans, two basic strategies of SN have been widely recognized: egocentric (self-based) and allocentric
(world-based) [2, 6], and their association with brain regions were investigated [7-9].
Keizer et al., "Virtual reality body swapping: a tool for modifying the allocentric
memory of the body," Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, vol.
The right EBA preferentially responded to still photographs of body parts from an allocentric
perspective, whereas the left EBA activity showed no difference between egocentric and allocentric
perspectives to still photographs of body parts.
Paper maps, by contrast, use an "allocentric
" presentation--one that forces you to plan and frame your route within a meaningful context: towns, forts, universities, parks, and natural features named for local heroes and history (such as Lake Champlain and Smugglers' Notch in my home state of Vermont), distinctive shapes (Camel's Hump), or local flora and fauna.
Regarding the experimental conditions, both these studies rely on an "allocentric
" perspective of the participants; that is: perception is linked to a reference frame based on someone else's behaviour, rather than on one's own.