Using satellite navigation may be bad for your health, research shows

File photo shows a driver suffering from stress due to using a Sat Nav satellite navigation unit
File photo shows a driver suffering from stress due to using a Sat Nav satellite navigation unit

Although satellite navigation and GPS devices have become a useful and near-essential part of modern travel, it appears that it has a detrimental effect on our ability to remember things.

Researchers from the University of Nottingham found that those who used navigation devices were less likely to recall where exactly they'd been and the route they took to get to their destination.

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