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Old 08-28-2009, 01:03 PM
Peter Morris Peter Morris is offline
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Here's a more decent study that shows people literally walk in circles when left to wander. Something tells me the homing instinct is a load of bunk or the study was flawed (light leakage from the blindfolds):
I understand that is due to most people having one leg slightly shorter than the other, about a millimeter's difference. So, they take slightly longer strides with one leg than the other. It doesn't say anything about magnetic sense.