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Tue, 28th Feb 2012

Mental Maps in the Brain

Map of central London  (c) OpenStreetMap

What's your sense of direction like? And how good are you at reading a map? It turns out, these skills are down to two particular regions of the brain that keep track of where you are in relation to a destination and how longs it's going to take you get there. And to find out more, we took to the mean streets of Soho in London...

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