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Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories

Some Fears May Be Eliminated Just By Going To Sleep
2013-09-23 09:25:43

New research has shown some fears could be unlearned while a person sleeps. Using specific odors, such as woody or floral scents, scientists were able to reduce the reactions of subjects who were trained to fear a pair of faces prior to the study.

Neurofeedback Can Enhance The Brain's Signal-to-noise Ratio
2013-09-23 04:58:51

Recent advances in neurofeedback techniques have made it possible to remaster the signal-to-noise ratio of the brain activity underlying our thoughts.

Where Imagination Lives In The Brain
2013-09-17 04:41:12

While both philosophers and scientists have searched for ages for the biological source of the human imagination, the authors of a paper appearing in this week’s edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences report that they have located it in the human brain.

2013-08-19 15:25:30

For the first time, researchers have documented irregular brain activity within the first 24 hours of a concussive injury, as well as an increased level of brain activity weeks later—suggesting that the brain may compensate for the injury during the recovery time.

2013-08-10 23:01:24

This market research report evaluates the global market of magnetic resonance imaging by architecture, field strength, technology, application, and geography. (PRWEB)

2013-08-02 12:35:59

A boost in the speed of brain scans is unveiling new insights into how brain regions work with each other in cooperative groups called networks.

Hot Flashes In Menopause Have Neural Origins
2013-07-16 05:05:07

For the first time in years, neuroscientists from Wayne State University School of Medicine have provided novel insights into the neural origins of hot flashes in menopausal women.

Our Brains Act As Information DJs
2013-07-06 05:34:27

Long before the advent of the internet, scientists were trying to understand how ideas spread. Today, the questions include "what messages will go viral on social media?" and "can this be predicted?"

Researchers Take A Look Inside The Mind Of A Child
2013-06-28 08:16:07

There is an intense look of concentration that is nearly universal to young children when their minds are hard at work. Despite recognizing the look, however, adults are never really sure what the children are thinking.

2013-06-25 13:10:10

What if experts could dig into the brain, like archaeologists, and uncover the history of past experiences?


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