When downward-pointing magnetic fields were rotated counterclockwise, from northeast to northwest, researchers saw a significant dip in participants’ alpha brain waves (left). Alpha waves are similarly dampened when someone receives sensory input like a sound or smell. This response was not seen when downward fields rotated clockwise (center) or were held steady (right).

Read more: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/people-can-sense-earth-magnetic-field-brain-waves-suggest

Video: Caltech

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