Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories

2010-06-18 12:20:08

Simon Cowell may appear to relish arguing with his fellow judges when they disagree with him, but new research out today suggests that – at least at a neuronal level – he would find their agreement much more satisfying.

2010-06-17 15:02:13

The increasing number of incidental findings in brain imaging can be managed ethically and cost-effectively by screening study participants based on gender, age and family history.

2010-06-15 06:31:00

CINCINNATI, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL), a leading, global full-service clinical research organization, today announced it now offers Brain Network Activation (BNA) imaging providing a non-invasive platform for mapping, monitoring and understanding brain electro-physiological network activity in response to cognitive or physiological stimuli.

2010-06-03 16:24:46

There are biological motivations behind the stereotypically poor decisions and risky behavior associated with adolescence.

2010-05-27 13:31:14

Researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital have produced the first evidence that the opioid blocker extended-release injectable naltrexone (XR-NTX) is able to reduce the brain's response to cues that may cause alcoholics to relapse.

2010-05-17 07:14:08

Like a motorist who knows that the "check engine" light indicates something important but ill-defined is happening, neuroscientists have relied heavily on an incompletely understood technology called functional magnetic resonance imaging to show them what the brain is doing when people respond to different stimuli. The non-invasive technology offers a window into the physiology of human cognition and emotion, but "” without a satisfying explanation of how some common fMRI signals are...

2010-04-08 10:00:00

By reading MRI scans, new software developed by Intel Corp researchers has been able to correctly discern two words that a person has been thinking about nine out of 10 times.

2010-03-24 15:35:00

Changes in brain connectivity with aging may enable older adults to remember positive events

2010-03-23 09:25:41

Clinicians may be able to better predict the effects of strokes and other brain injuries by adapting a scanning approach originally developed for study of brain organization.

2010-03-15 15:57:43

The more difficult the decision we face, the more likely we are not to act, according to new research by UCL scientists that examines the neural pathways involved in 'status quo bias' in the human brain.

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  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.