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Charging Up the Inner GPS

A team of psychological researchers has demonstrated that a weak sense of direction can be bolstered with a simple electric current to the brain. ... More>

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Point to Point

From the compass to GPS, humans have relied on devices to guide them to their destinations. But psychological scientists have been exploring new frontiers of discoveries about navigational skills embedded within our own biology. ... More>

Finding the Way to a Better Sense of Direction

Individuals with a poor sense of direction improved their ability to navigate through a virtual environment after receiving transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). ... More>

The Perks of Being Detail Oriented

How we remember where we have left something may depend on the way we process our surrounding environments. ... More>