This week, the Nobel Prize in Medicine was given to Professor John O’Keefe and Edvard and May-Britt Moser for their studies of the brain’s internal gps! How exactly does it all work? Trace explains.
Nobel Prize in Medicine Is Awarded to Three Who Discovered Brain’s ‘Inner GPS’
“A British-American scientist and a pair of Norwegian researchers were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for discovering ‘an inner GPS in the brain’ that enables virtually all creatures to navigate their surroundings.”
Nobel Prize for the brain’s GPS discovery
“The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been awarded to three scientists who discovered the brain’s ‘GPS system’.”
How the 2014 Nobel Prize Winners Found the Brain’s Own GPS
“The fact that Edvard and May-Britt Moser have collaborated for 30 years — and been married for 28 — has done nothing to dull their passion for the brain.”
Neuroscience: Brains of Norway
“Nobel prizewinners May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have spent a career together near the Arctic Circle exploring how our brains know where we are.”
Updated: Brain’s GPS earns three neuroscientists a Nobel Prize
“Research on how the brain knows where it is has bagged the 2014 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, the Nobel Committee has announced from Stockholm.”
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