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Ilya Miller GB-210 Statistics Honors Article analysis The last frontier: Understanding the human mind For this article, I decided to search for something that appealed to me rather than choose the next article in line. This article dealt with statistics in the field of medicine, psychology, and general human understanding. The characters involved in this article are William Eddy, a statistician at Carnegie Mellon, and a psychologist who was left unnamed. The psychologist approached Dr. Eddy and asked him for some assistance from a statistical standpoint in the field of understanding brain function and memory load. The main goal of this experiment was to determine which part of your brain was responsible for short term memory, if the demand for memory is higher, will the brain show more activity, and what is the relationship between brain activity and memory load? The way this experiment would work is, the patient would have to be placed under a magnetic resonance image scanner, known as an MRI, and scanned constantly to see
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course GB 210 taught by Professor Sorensen during the Spring '08 term at Bentley.

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