Sperry Improvements

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Sperry
Problem Solution Effect of Solution
Brain function unknown (could be damage Test participants before and after Costly and time consuming to
caused by epilepsy) surgery implement
Perform test as soon as possible Able to differentiate between effect
before and after of epileptic damage and effect of
the severed corpus callosum
Small sample size Increase sample size to a large Requires a sampling technique to
number (25) be implemented (time consuming)
Difficult to find such a large number
of people with their corpus
callosum severed (only 66 in total)
More researchers needed to run
the experiment
Increased generalizability as bigger
sample size
Increased reliability due to
consistencies being more easily
identifiable
Anomalous results will be more
easily spotted

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