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Smartphone GPS capabilities have created a world where it’s almost impossible to get lost. But GPS neuroscientists have shown that our brains can physically change from GPS use.

People who often follow navigation instructions have less gray matter in their hippocamus, the part of the brain that encodes spatial memories.

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    Oops
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    The classroom implications for this are incredible. Take the time to read the full article over at Fastcompany.
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    Oh, no! Use it, don’t lose it. Are Smartphones making us dumb?
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    So smart phones (with their GPS technology) really do make us dumb.
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    Another good reason to turn off Location Services on your phone…
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    eep.
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    😳😰😱
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    Use your head
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