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Babies' Secret Weapon: A Mental Map of Relations to Others

Discussion in 'AI in the News' started by RSS, Oct 24, 2015.

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    In 2014 the neuroscientist John O'Keefe won a Nobel Prize for showing that mammals have "place cells" in their brains--an inner mapping system that helps them find their way in the physical world. Now it seems that a particular group of mammals--humans--also have a mapping ability that lets them see themselves in relation to others, thus helping them to navigate in the social world.

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