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How to pump up your hippocampus


“We don’t know what is changing in the hippocampi of taxi drivers.”

From an article about what it takes to become a London cabbie. Turns out, their brains are different, or become different as they acquire The Knowledge.

(Image via. Discovered the article via Longreads Blog.)


2 comments on “How to pump up your hippocampus

  1. John W. Howell
    September 10, 2014

    I actually stumped a London cabbie with the question, “who were the British fighting that lead to the Nelson memorial on Trafalgar square?”

    • Kevin Brennan
      September 11, 2014

      Ha! Nobody ever said The Knowledge is all-encompassing!

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