Books by Colin Ellard
NPR stories about Colin Ellard
You Are Here delves into the physiology and folklore of wayfinding. Alternating between scientific experiments and real-world examples, psychologist Colin Ellard bares the brain's algorithms for finding the body's location on the planet.
According to experimental psychologist Colin Ellard, ants and hamsters have a better sense of direction than humans. For his book, You Are Here, Ellard discovered the reasons why we humans are so bad at finding our way.