Researchers discover workings of brain’s ‘GPS system’

The study, pub­lished in the jour­nal Nature, indi­cates that cer­tain position-tracking neu­rons — called grid cells — ramp their activ­ity up and down by work­ing together in a col­lec­tive way to deter­mine loca­tion, rather than each cell act­ing on its own as was pro­posed by a com­pet­ing theory. Full Story.

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