Brains different in good vs. bad navigators

Dec 21, 2013 by

New research says that people who store relevant landmarks in their brain on a trip are better navigators than those who follow a fixed route (e.g., turn left twice, then turn right at statue). The research also indicates that...

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Researchers have discovered GPS-like cells in the human brain...

Sep 4, 2013 by

These “grid” cells help us keep track of our location when navigating in a new environment.  These brain cells help you determine how far you’ve travelled from a starting point or your last turn....

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