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Maguire et al.
The hippocampus (pl) - part of the brain which focuses on spatial orientation and navigation

Humans have two hippocampi- left and right

The posterior hippocampus grows when necessary

`The Knowledge'
Before the use of SatNav's, London taxi drivers simply had to remember all the routes in
London…

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PARTICIPANTS

16 right handed male taxi drivers between the ages of 33 and 61 (self-selected sample)
16 right handed male aged matched non taxi drivers (opportunity sample)

PROCEDURE

Data from the MRI (3D image)scan was analysed using VBM (voxel based morphometry) of
pixel counting (Pixel counting works by counting the…

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