FEATURE30 November 2017

A sense of direction

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How could knowing where north lies affect your appreciation of space and the environment around you? Research into people wearing a piece of tech that constantly reminds them where north is could soon tell us. By Jane Bainbridge

Do you have a good sense of direction? Not just expert compass-reading skills, but an innate sense of which way to head? While some animals use the Earth’s magnetic field to determine the right way to go when ...