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Black cab drivers are being studied for clues about Alzheimer’s

8 November 2021

Researchers are scanning the brains of taxi drivers as “the brain changes of people with the best navigational skills could help us to learn more about the disorientation in people with early Alzheimer’s disease,” says Professor Hugo Spiers (Psychology & Language Sciences).

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