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Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories

2012-05-07 11:06:57

Brain networks may avoid traffic jams at their busiest intersections by communicating on different frequencies, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the University Medical Center at Hamburg-Eppendorf and the University of Tübingen have learned.

Dog Gone It -- What Are They Thinking?
2012-05-07 04:19:06

Researchers at Emory University think that the way to a dog’s heart is through its brain. At least, that’s what members of the research team -- Andrew Brooks, Gregory Burns and Mark Spivak -- postulate through a scanning procedure seeking to unlock the secrets our canine friends have been concealing for eons.

2012-04-25 11:53:06

Brain scans of a small group of people can predict the actions of entire populations.

2012-04-20 12:06:54

If you are an aging baby boomer and you've noticed it's a bit harder to drive to unfamiliar locations or to pick a new brand of olive oil at the supermarket, you can blame it on the white matter in your brain.

2012-04-18 20:02:06

At a time when obesity has become epidemic in American society, Dartmouth scientists have found that functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) brain scans may be able to predict weight gain.

2012-04-16 21:50:06

A network of brain regions which is activated during intense aesthetic experience overlaps with the brain network associated with inward contemplation and self-assessment, New York University researchers have found.

2012-03-28 23:04:18

Belkasoft develops a software toolkit, adapting commercially available brain activity analysis hardware for solving criminal cases.

2012-03-21 15:24:23

When observing a fly buzzing around the room, we should have the impression that it is not the fly, but rather the space that lies behind it that is moving.

2012-03-16 16:51:11

Distinct patterns of activity—which may indicate a predisposition to care for infants-- appear in the brains of adults who view an image of an infant face—even when the child is not theirs.


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