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  • functional magnetic resonance imaging

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  • Face Perception title fMRI Investigations of Human Extrastriate Cortex: People, Places, and Things description A basic lecture for the general public about visual perception and facial recognition, from the star-studded Columbia C250 Symposium.

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  • If you ever want to make even the most cosmopolitan of your friends speechless, telling them you have volunteered to travel to Newark, New Jersey, so you can masturbate to orgasm in an fMRI is a great way to start.

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  • The fMRI is a valuable tool in all branches of psychology, but it needs to be remembered that for all intents and purposes, it can only tell us WHERE something is happening.

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  • Of MRIs, there are two sorts: one is purely structural, and gives you the same sort of info as CT, only with much better spatial resolution; the other is called fMRI (for “functional”) and does a better job of imaging cerebral blood flow, which correlates (we think) with brain activity.

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  • In order to do that, they used a technique called fMRI functional magnetic resonance imaging, which detects changes in oxygen consumption by different parts of the brain while it is performing a certain task.

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  • The team then used a neuro-imaging technique known as fMRI to monitor the athletes 'brain activity shortly after giving them one of the three compounds.

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  • The discovery has to do with a technique called fMRI, or functional magnetic resonance imaging, which detects local changes in blood flow in the brain.

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  • To oversimplify the process, the fMRI is a test where a person is placed in a strong magnetic field and then a second magnetic field is pulsed through the scanner in perpendicular direction.

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  • Using a type of brain scan called fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging), they studied the brain activity of 8 teenagers with aggressive CD and another 8 matched controls that did not show symptoms of CD, while they watched animated scenes showing people in pain and not in pain.

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  • Over the past few decades, however, neuroscientists have begun studying consciousness using brain-imaging techniques such as fMRI and PET scans.

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