Nobel Prize for the discovery of human navigation system

Problems of spatial orientation and spatial intelligence is interesting not only to professions that is everyday life, but also to medicine. This year's Nobel Prize for Medicine belongs to the British-American scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian scientists May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser for the discovery of brain cells that are responsible for orientation in space.
It is the inner 'GPS system' of the brain that allows us to know where we are, how we can get from one place to another and how we may store that information so that we can immediately activate it the next time when we are passing the same path. 'Knowledge about positionable brain system can help us to better understand the serious disturbances loss of spaciousness that affect people with Alzheimer's disease, "the statement added.
'These findings have solved a problem that has preoccupied philosophers for centuries and scientists - how our brain creates a folder space that surrounds us and how we find the way through a complex environment, "it said in a press release the five-member board of the Karolinska Institute, which awarded the prize worth 8 million Swedish crowns.
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