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Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories

Vegetative Patients Recognize Loved ones
2013-12-17 08:29:25

Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study.

2013-12-06 00:02:19

While the human brain is in a resting state, patterns of neuronal activity which are associated to specific memories may spontaneously reappear.

Training Dogs To To Undergo Successful Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2013-12-05 06:23:55

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.

Anxiety And Social Phobias Made Worse By Missing 'Brake' In The Brain
2013-12-05 05:20:13

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.

Awareness May Be Possible When In A Vegetative State
2013-11-03 04:35:27

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.'

2013-10-17 17:15:38

A new study has discovered profound abnormalities in brain activity in a group of retired American football players.

2013-10-16 23:30:12

Peter Boelens is heading a research project in Houston, Texas and is looking for individuals interested in being part of this research project. Houston, TX (PRWEB)

First Steps Toward Mind Reading
2013-10-15 15:39:52

Researchers from Stanford University have used brain monitoring in ‘real-life’ situations to reveal the region of the brain responsible for numerical processing - technology that could eventually lead to mind reading.

How Your Brain Responds To Poetry
2013-10-10 08:05:36

Researchers have been bridging the gap between art and science by mapping the different ways in which the brain responds to poetry and prose.

2013-09-26 13:04:54

Several studies have shown that expecting a reward or punishment can affect brain activity in areas responsible for processing different senses, including sight or touch.


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