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2. What is the major function analysed in the study

  • Writing
  • Navigation
  • Singing
  • Spelling
  • Language

3. What is the name of the scan used in the study?

  • radiopharmaceuticals
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • X-ray
  • CT

4. How many people were in the sample?

  • 20 male taxi drives, with 90 MRI scans in the control group
  • 16 male taxi drives, with 50 MRI scans in the control group
  • 17 male taxi drives, with 60 MRI scans in the control group
  • 10 male taxi drives, with 40 MRI scans in the control group
  • 18 male taxi drives, with 52 MRI scans in the control group

5. Which of the following statements best describes the conclusions that can be drawn from this study?

  • the hippocampus is able to increase its size with navigational experience
  • the hippocampus cannot change its size
  • people with small hippocampi make poor taxi drivers
  • the hippocampus will get smaller over time

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