Neuroscience

Where am I going? Just ask your subiculum

The hippocampus is the part of the brain that deals with information associated with spatial navigation and memory. For example, you are driving and despite the changing environment of different cars going at varying speeds, ...

Neuroscience

Researchers identify unique neuron that computes like a compass

It's 5 p.m. as you leave the parking garage at work, but you realize you have no idea which way to turn to travel home. You know where you are and what street your house is on—it's just that you can't remember how to get ...

Neuroscience

Key brain region for navigating familiar places identified

UCL scientists have discovered the key brain region for navigating well-known places, helping explain why brain damage seen in early stages of Alzheimer's disease can cause such severe disorientation.

Neuroscience

Spatial memory patterns mapped

Researchers at Cardiff University have mapped out how we store long-term spatial memory, shedding light on how our brains remember where things are within our surroundings.

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