For individual recordings, we found the direction and length of the population tuning in an individual animal by calculating the axial mean resultant vector of its preferred angles of polarization. For the pixel-based approach, we included all pixels within the overall ROI and weighted individual preferred angles by their PSI value (Berens, 2009), rather than applying a threshold. Since individual neurons with a larger area provided a greater contribution in this analysis we compared it with an ROI-based approach, using ROIs drawn manually on individual micro-glomeruli in the bulb. We excluded recordings with fewer than four ROIs, and weighted the individual preferred angle of an ROI by its mean PSI-value. The results were qualitatively similar for both approaches.

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