Are rats capable of creating their own sense of place?

04/5/2013 | LiveScience.com

An experiment observing the "mental map" of a rat's brain has led researchers to conclude that the creatures are capable of creating a sense of place. The study, published in the journal Science, found that rats' brains could form the complicated neural network necessary, using a variety of cell types, to navigate through mazes and other new spaces.

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