Are You Always Getting Lost? It Could Be Your Brain

“Some people always get lost; others have an innate sense of direction. The difference lies in their brains.”

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Some people always get lost

“Some people always get lost; others have an innate sense of direction. The difference lies in their brains.” Susan Kuchinskas, author of The Chemistry of Connection

The Woman who Got Lost in her Neighborhood

Brain Function and Sense of Direction

While place cells are located in the hippocampus, grid cells are in the entorhinal cortex, a region adjacent to the hippocampus. These grid cells have been referred to as the brain’s GPS system.

If You Don’t Use it You Lose it

How We Can Improve Sense of Direction

Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs. bknicholson@att.net

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