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    Re: Lost people DO follow circles, says research
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2009 Aug 22, 10:06 +1000
    That people without a sense of orientation describe circles seems well-established, and as the researchers point out, the circles can be surprisingly small (circa 20-metres).  But the reasons as suggested just appear to be speculation.  Nobody seems to really know why.

    On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 7:38 AM, Apache Runner <apacherunner@gmail.com> wrote:

    It's a pretty neat article.   I got the whole thing and am still reading it. 

    They suggest that the subjective sense of "straight ahead" gets distorted, and isn't the product of one leg being longer than the other (which has sometimes been suggested).

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