Three contestants must rely on their spatial memory to navigate a maze quickly and accurately in order to be the winner.

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  • Whether we're finding our way through a city, figuring out which direction we're facing, or navigating a maze, our spatial memory is critical. In this video, three volunteers play a game in which they are tasked with quickly and accurately finding their way through a hedge maze. As each contestant takes their turn, expert Dr. Rebecca Knight explains spatial memory and the role of an area of the brain called the hippocampus.