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In this exercise, the user must memorize and recreate the trail of stones that will light up randomly. The trail must then be recalled in either the same or reverse order.
The main brain structure in this task is the hippocampus, located in the medial temporal lobe. The hippocampus forms part of the limbic system and plays a part in long-term memory and spatial navigation, specifically in storing and processing spatial information. Without a fully functional hippocampus, humans may not successfully remember where they have been and how to get where they are going.
The skills called upon in this exercise are constantly used in our daily lives. For example, they are retracing our steps through the house to look for our keys or remembering what an individual did throughout the day. Taxi drivers in cities like New York are good examples of people with excellent spatial memory and navigation skills. They must learn about many places and know the most direct routes between them.
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