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Magnetoreception

Pineal gland, along with a few other visual areas of the brain, are involved in sensing magnetic fields (Semm et al. 1984 Semm, P., Nohr, D., Demaine, C., and Wiltschko, W. (1984). J. Comp. Physiol. [A] 155, 283–288.)

Pineal gland is light sensitive and contains electromagnetically sensitive crystals (calcite and magnetite)

Trigeminal nerve system also thought to be involved

However, we don't know the details! - primary magnetoreceptors have not been identified unambiguously

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