March 11, 2013
Serious Trouble for Brain Scan Technology?
Colin Lecher, Popular Science
fMRI is one of the most popular ways to scan the human brain. A lot of those light-up brain photos you see? fMRIs. fMRIs work by measuring blood flow to different regions of the brain, which is a sign that those parts are being used (that's what's lighting up in photos).
TAGGED: functional MRI, brain scan