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Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories

2013-04-18 21:19:16

Do people get caught in the cycle of overeating and drug addiction because their brain reward centers are over-active causing them to experience greater cravings for food or drugs?

2013-04-17 15:18:19

Brain scans are increasingly able to reveal whether or not you believe you remember some person or event in your life.

Science Of Neuromarketing Helping Advertisers Get In Consumers’ Heads
2013-04-14 08:10:31

Science is increasingly becoming an important tool in determining exactly what kinds of marketing campaigns and products appeal to a potential consumer.

Brain Imaging May Provide First Objective Measure Of Pain
2013-04-11 12:28:13

According to a new report, a group of researchers has set out to find an objective measurement of pain by looking at the brain reacts to it.

Brain's Visual Cortex Activates For Reward Even When Stimulus Is Removed
2013-03-22 12:15:13

An international collaborative study, conducted by researchers at both KU Leuven and the Harvard Medical School, has attempted to recreate Ivan Pavlov’s famous experiment, but with a twist.

Brain Creates Personality Models To Predict Behavior
2013-03-06 06:11:02

An international team of researchers led by Cornell University reveals that it is possible to tell who a person is thinking about by analyzing images of his or her brain.

Hands Free Does Not Mean Brain Free
2013-03-01 05:11:20

Making a left-hand turn at a busy intersection while talking on a hands-free cellphone could be the “most dangerous” thing we do on the road due to the high level of brain activation involved, according to a new Canadian study.

Evolution Gave Humans Unique Brain Structures Over Primates
2013-02-24 06:04:08

Researchers have discovered a pair of functional networks in the human cerebral cortex that are not present in the brains of rhesus monkeys, leading them to theorize that the networks were added during the evolution from ancient primates to the modern day homo sapiens.

2013-02-20 23:03:18

Awake craniotomy – a procedure in which the patient remains awake during brain tumor surgery in order to determine if the operation will touch on any areas that affect such abilities as speech,

2013-02-19 10:07:52

A new study by Columbia Engineering researchers finds that the infant brain does not control its blood flow in the same way as the adult brain.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.