Are GPS apps messing with our brains? - Mother Jones
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By David Dobbs A bout 15 years ago, anthropologist Claudio Aporta and philosopher Eric Higgs traveled to Igloolik, a remote island in far northeast Canada, to answer an intriguing question: How might newly introduced GPS devices affect the island's Inuit hunters, who possessed some of the sharpest wayfinding skills on Earth?