Category Archives: Sense of Direction

Universal Consciousness

On 30th March 2015, Richard Silberstein gave a presentation to the Science Medical Network on “Universal Consciousness”: Mystics of various religious and spiritual traditions have, on occasion, described a mystical realisation as that of the entire universe’s conscious. In this talk, he described some … Continue reading

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Mass beaching fuels Japan quake fears

Antonio Nafarrate, one of our editors, shares this with you: He explains that this was caused by changes in the gravitational topography. >>>> http://news.yahoo.com/mass-beaching-fuels-unscientific-japan-quake-fears-070314256.html?soc_src=mediacontentstory&soc_trk=ma

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Does Your Language Shape How You Think?

This is a fascinating link that describes how in many languages you always refer to yourself and give instructions in a geographical manner: move your foot North for instance.  This means that all the speakers of these languages always know their … Continue reading

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Chicken Head Tracking

Our Editor Antonio Nafarrate has sent us this: Hello all and happy 2015. Please check enclosed forwarded video that is definite proof that birds have in their brains a Schuler tuned gyroscopically stabilized inertial platform. Best wishes from Antonio Nafarrate. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dPlkFPowCc

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Another description of how animal navigation might work

In a recent address to RIN Dr Kate Jeffery of the Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience at University College London described a very complete structure for understanding animal navigation. See http://animalnav.org/2014/10/navigation-networks-in-the-brain/ We at www.animalnav.org have been struggling with exactly these concerns. … Continue reading

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Osprey navigation paths

Intro>> The Rutland  (England) Osprey Project has been running for 18 years when Ospreys began to breed again on Rutland Water in the UK after 150 years. These birds are cared for by the Rutland Osprey Project who have fitted … Continue reading

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Migration of Banded Stilts from Australia

There was a recent article in the media, including the New Scientist and the Times about the migration of the Banded Stilt, which seems to migrate very fast at short notice. The recent interest has been triggered by work done … Continue reading

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