The Nobel Foundation has awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize jointly to John O’Keefe and husband-wife team May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser for “their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.”
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More than three decades later, in 2005, husband-wife team May-Britt and Edvard Moser discovered “grid cell,” which together with O’Keefe’s “place cells” explain how our brain makes a map of the surrounding environment and how we are able to navigate these places.
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