Explaining the Brain’s Inner Map-Maker

  • Published1 Jun 2018
  • Reviewed1 Jun 2018
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Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser, along with their colleague John O’Keefe, were awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering the cells that make up our internal GPS. In this video from BrainFacts.org, the two scientists discuss how place cells and grid cells help us make sense of our surroundings and navigate from place to place.

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