Data Analysis


All of Diana's data is on the disk Lucy is holding. The data analysis is computer-intensive.   There is a publicly available program called Statistical Parametric Mapping (SPM8) that is updated every few years by a group of neuroscientists and statisticians at University College London (


First, we look to see if the participants moved in the scanner.  This subject moved less than 1 millimeter.

Movement mars the results.  Subjects must be incredibly still, as the scanner needs to pinpoint areas of activity within millimeters.   Even 3 millimeters of motion is enough to blur the image, rendering the data unreliable.