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Awareness of space

Damage to particular parts of the brain can cause spatial confusion and even eliminate awareness of areas of space around the body. The brain regions responsible for spatial awareness, however, are still under debate.

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Figure 1: The human brain.

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Graziano, M. Awareness of space. Nature 411, 903–904 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1038/35082182

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