How The Most Convenient Feature Of Smartphones Is Bad For Our Brainshttp://www.fastcoexist.com/3016390/how-the-most-convenient-feature-of-smartphones-is-bad-for-our-brains

Another good reason to turn off Location Services on your phone…

fastcompany:

Smartphone GPS capabilities have created a world where it’s almost impossible to get lost. But GPS neuroscientists have shown that our brains can physically change from GPS use.

People who often follow navigation instructions have less gray matter in their hippocamus, the part of the brain that encodes spatial memories.