Published in Psychological Science, a new study recasts how we make geographic sense of our “home town.” In the study, 26 residents of Tübingen were put into a virtual-reality headset. As the scenes changed, so did the participant’s spatial orientation. Participants drawing maps performed most accurately when facing north and got worse the further they deviated from north.
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Source: Medical Xpress
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