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The 'Place Cells' in the Brain That Connect Memory to Location

New research in mice finds that the brain has two levels of memory connected to place—one for the task of creating mental maps, and another for recalling locations of emotional significance.

July 27, 2016 - New Scientist

The Impact of Memory on the Experience of Place

Charles Montgomery discusses the findings of a fascinating study on the responses of residents and visitors to different environments in New York, Berlin and Mumbai. The results hint at the impact of experience and memory on how we perceive a place.

July 26, 2013 - happycity/lab

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