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Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories

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.

fMRI Used To Unravel The Brain's Vision Secrets
2013-02-04 04:59:42

The areas of the human brain responsible for our perception of shape and orientation have been discovered by researchers from a pair of UK-based universities – a discovery which they call an important advance in the understanding of how our minds process visual information.

The Impact Of fMRI Over The Past 20 Years
2013-01-17 06:07:29

A new study published in the January edition of the Perspectives of Psychological Science reveals the impact of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) over the last 20 years, and argues that there are some issues that remain unclear.

2013-01-16 22:12:53

For the first time, scientists at Carnegie Mellon University's Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging (CCBI) have used a new combination of neural imaging methods to discover exactly how the human brain adapts to injury.

Cognitive Benefits Of Bilingualism For The Elderly
2013-01-10 11:06:40

A recent study has found that aging adults who grew up bilingual are able to maintain better “cognitive flexibility” and more efficient use of their brains than their monolingual peers.

Watching Sesame Street Helps Children’s’ Brain Develop Intellectual Abilities
2013-01-04 11:21:14

Researchers studied brain scans of children and adults while they watched Sesame Street and found that a child’s brain changes as they develop intellectual abilities like reading and math.

How The Brain Categorizes Thousands Of Objects And Actions Revealed By New Study
2012-12-19 16:52:49

Humans perceive numerous categories of objects and actions, but where are these categories represented spatially in the brain?

Decision-Making Driven By Prefrontal Cortex And Dopamine
2012-12-18 16:21:54

In a new study researchers say that they have discovered the mechanisms that control how our brains use working memory to process new information and modify our existing goals.

Confidence Starts In The Brain
2012-12-10 05:31:59

If it seems as though some people are more confident in the decisions that they make than others, it's because of differences in how their brains are wired, a team of UK researchers have discovered.


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