The neuroscience behind spatial memory

You wake up in the middle of the night, needing to use the bathroom, but avoid turning on the light to prevent being blinded. Even in an unfamiliar setting like a hotel room, you can find your way through the darkness. But how does the brain manage this? Over the years, researchers have been shedding light on the mechanisms supporting our brain’s ability to remember spatial information.

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Author: Elena.
Buddy: Swantje
Editor: Vivek
Translation: Eline
Editor translation: Maartje
Image Sunil Ray on Unsplash

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