Can Humans Sense Magnetic Fields?

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Can Humans Sense Magnetic Fields?

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Research has found some human brains can pick up on rotations of geomagnetic-strength fields as evidenced by drops in alpha wave power following stimulus. For more, see https://ve42.co/magneto

Huge thanks to:

Prof. Shinsuke Shimojo, Connie Wang, and Isaac Hilburn, plus Prof. Joe Kirschvink. Their lab: https://ve42.co/maglab

Special thanks to Patreon supporters:

Donal Botkin, James M Nicholson, Michael Krugman, Nathan Hansen, Ron Neal, Stan Presolski, Terrance Shepherd

Additional filming by Whitney Clavin

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Dr. Derek Muller
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Veritasium