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Is There a Physical Difference Between the Brains of Pedestrians and Motorists?

You are probably familiar with paper maps, computer maps, GPS maps, but are you as familiar with the map inside your brain?  Monday, the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine was awarded to three researchers who researched the part of the brain that acts as our “inner GPS”, the hippocampus. The hippocampus (greek for sea horse […]