Rhinal said some people have also bought her food when they hear her story, and a train manager in Norway let her board the train free of charge after he learned what she was doing in the Scandinavian sub-zero temperatures and heavy snow.
Rhinal said the people who have inspired her the most during her travels across India, Nepal, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Macau, the Philippines, Indonesia and into Europe are the indigenous tribes who still live as hunter-gatherers without using money.
Rhinal will be making the final leg of her journey from Cardiff to Tonteg at the end of the month.
About one-quarter second and again one-half second after viewing words that they would later remember, participants displayed bursts of gamma activity in the rhinal cortex and the hippocampus.
It's unclear how the waxing and waning of gamma activity in the rhinal cortex and the hippocampus boosts memory, the researchers note.
The origins of synchronized firing in the rhinal cortex and the hippocampus are also unknown, Wagner remarks.