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Should you cram?

Are you a crammer or a planner? Grab your phone and take part in the University of Oxford's game 'Find the Brain' to find out which is best!

When you open the app, you’ll be assigned either to play the game intensively for a short period of time, or repeatedly over a number of days. The University of Oxford will be collecting anonymous data about which group of people has most success in the game.

Watch the results of the fun experiment revealed live from the fMRI scanner at the University of Oxford on Friday 15 March, 3.00pm. via www.facebook.com/OxSparks

Find out more (Oxford Sparks website)

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