This is why you’re always getting lost

December 18, 2014 5:51 PM

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Have you ever stared at a map on your phone, utterly confused, as your GPS cryptically directed you to “head east”?

It turns out that the entorhinal region of the brain—an area best known for its role in memory formation—may be at least partly to blame for your poor sense of direction. According to a study published online today in Current Biology, this brain region may help humans decide which direction to go to...

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