The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has gone to John O’Keefe and May-Britt and Edvard Moser for work on cells that form a positioning system in the brain.
Their research helps better understand how people orient themselves, according to CNN.
Monday’s ceremony at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm will be followed by the announcement of the physics prize on Tuesday, the chemistry prize Wednesday and the economics prize October 13. The prize for literature will be awarded on a date to be announced later.
The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded on Friday. Each prize comes with 8 million Swedish kronor ($1.2 million).