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Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories

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.

2012-02-23 06:20:57

In a new study published in the March issue of Radiology, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) shows that cognitive rehabilitation changes brain function and improves cognitive performance in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS).

2012-02-14 11:07:08

By employing complex machine learning techniques to decipher repeated advanced brain scans, researchers at New York‑Presbyterian/Weill Cornell were able to provide evidence that a patient with a severe brain injury could, in her way, communicate accurately.

Image 1 - Football Concussions Caused By Series Of Hits
2012-02-04 04:27:23

A two-year study of high school football players suggests that concussions are likely caused by many hits over time and not from a single blow to the head, as commonly believed. Purdue University researchers have studied football players for two seasons at Jefferson High School in Lafayette, Ind., where 21 players completed the study the first season and 24 the second season, including 16 repeating players. Helmet-sensor impact data from each player were compared with brain-imaging...

2012-01-23 13:11:55

An Emory University neuro-imaging study shows that personal values that people refuse to disavow, even when offered cash to do so, are processed differently in the brain than those values that are willingly sold.

2012-01-04 08:53:42

The left brain/right brain dichotomy has been prominent on the pop psychology scene since Nobel Laureate Roger Sperry broached the subject in the 1960s.


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