Neuroscience

How the brain encodes social network structure

The brain encodes information about our relationships and the relationships between our friends using areas involved in spatial processing, according to new research published in JNeurosci.

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

How does eye position affect 'cocktail party' listening?

Several acoustic studies have shown that the position of your eyes determines where your visual spatial attention is directed, which automatically influences your auditory spatial attention. Researchers are currently exploring ...

Neuroscience

How we know where we are

The brain is a personalized GPS. It can keep track of where you are in time and space without your knowledge.

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