Get Lost: The Art And Science Of Finding And Losing Our Way

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
A black and white image of the Wisconsin River in Sauk City in the 1940s.
Don…The UpNorth Memories Guy…Harrison (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

How do we make sense of the streets of an unfamiliar place? Find shortcuts to get somewhere on the fly? Create mental maps of places we know and love? We talk to a science writer about his book exploring the science and psychology behind our navigation skills — why we get lost, how we find our way and why this is still important in our increasingly technology-driven world.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Michael Bond Guest

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