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Aim

To investigate wheter changes could be detected in the brains of london
taxi drivers and to futuher investigate the fuctions of the hippocampus
in spatial memory

PPTS

Two groups
16 taxi drivers done the knowledge
16 non-taxi drivers control group
Mean age 44
Excluded if:
Left-handed
Female
Health…

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Evaluation

Reliability
o MRI scans = quantative data relating to volume and size
o Allows to carry statistical anaylisis
o Many controls Natched for age, sex and handedness
o Researcher oblivious to ptts and data from VBM
Ecological validity
o Scanned in MRI not norm enviroment
o No demand…

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