The Physiological Approach: Maguire et al

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

  • the hippocampus will get smaller over time
  • the hippocampus cannot change its size
  • the hippocampus is able to increase its size with navigational experience
  • people with small hippocampi make poor taxi drivers
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2. What is a Quasi Experiment?

  • an experiment with more than 2 conditions
  • an experiment conducted outside the laboratory (in a natural environment)
  • an experiment where the IV is naturally occuring (not manipulated by experimenter)
  • a badly controlled experiment

3. Which of the following ethical guidelines were broken

  • Debrief
  • Consent
  • Deception
  • Confidentiality
  • Withdraw
  • None of the following
  • Harm

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

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

5. What is the part of the brain studied?

  • Thalamus
  • Amygdala
  • Hippocampus
  • Cerebrum


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