How do people orient themselves when they are in a new area? How do we use street signs or houses, for instance, to estimate the distance we have traveled? Put simply: how do we update our mental map? Neuroscientists have ...
A study published in eLife provides new insights on how bats recognise their surroundings to help them build mental maps.
Do you have a special way of getting to work or to a favorite restaurant? If so, then your cognitive map is doing its job.
A new study led by a University of Florida researcher uses tracking data of three shark species to provide the first evidence some of the fish swim directly to targeted locations.