Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories
A great novel can whisk you away to a distant land or period far back in time, and a new study has found evidence that these novels can actually cause a physiological change in the brain that lasts for days.
A new study suggests that brain training games may only improve a person’s capacity to perform the specific training task and lack evidence that this skill translates to other cognitive abilities.
By combining high-resolution fMRI scans in Alzheimer’s disease patients with mouse models of the neurodegenerative condition, researchers have gained new insights into how, where and why the disease starts and spreads.
Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study.
While the human brain is in a resting state, patterns of neuronal activity which are associated to specific memories may spontaneously reappear.
After capturing the first brain images of two alert, unrestrained dogs last year, researchers at Emory University have confirmed their methods and results by replicating them in an experiment involving 13 dogs.
A team led by researchers from the Medical University of Vienna has discovered one possible source of anxiety disorders and severe phobias – a missing inhibitory connection or “brake” in the brain.
According to a new study, a patient who was seemingly in a vegetative state and lacked the ability to move or speak actually exhibited signs of what the researchers refer to as 'attentive awareness.'
A new study has discovered profound abnormalities in brain activity in a group of retired American football players.
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