Neuroscientists garner Nobel for discovering brain’s ‘inner GPS’

Three researchers honored for pinpointing how brain orients itself in space

ohn O'Keefe (left), May-Britt Moser (center) and Edvard Moser (right)

A SENSE OF PLACE  John O'Keefe (left), May-Britt Moser (center) and Edvard Moser (right) share the 2014 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering brain cells in rats that help the animals create internal maps of their environment.  

O’Keefe: David Bishop/UCL; M.-B. and E. Moser: Geir Mogen/Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience

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