functional magnetic resonance imaging

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Synonyms for functional magnetic resonance imaging

a form of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain that registers blood flow to functioning areas of the brain

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In particular, her lab considers the neurochemistry of cognitive processes using behavioral and functional MRI techniques and other methods.
Functional MRI (fMRI) measures the changes in blood flow that accompany brain activity.
In addition to broadly advancing the field of neural-imaging, the discovery will have an immediate impact on the Human Connectome Project, funded last year by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to map the connections of the human brain through functional MRI (fMRI) and structural MRI scans of 1,200 healthy adults.
A functional MRI study of cortical activations associated with object manipulation in patients with MS.
Functional MRI (EMRI) utilizes changes in the MRI signal between oxygen-rich (i.
Functional MRI measures the haemodynamic response of the brain to changes in neural activity.
Editorial will cover such topics as structural and functional MRI, positron emission tomography, EEG and event-related potentials, and optical imaging.
Though imaging modalities such as PET and SPECT scanning, as well as functional MRI, have increasingly been able to detect abnormalities in concussed brains, the role for these experimental techniques in assessment of either severity or recovery of concussion has not yet been established.
Not only do people who expect less pain report feeling less pain, but their brains respond similarly, with functional MRI (fMRI) showing less activation of pain-related areas, according to Tetsuo Koyama, M.
Another study performed by the Indiana University School of Medicine using functional MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scans found the brain activity of aggressive adolescents diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders (DBD) is different from that of other adolescents when both groups viewed violent video games.
Much of the research being done with the brain scanner - known as a functional MRI or fMRI - is aimed at understanding some of the mind's basic workings, from tasks as sublime as understanding language or as ordinary as picking up a coffee cup.
Musical brain" revealed by high-field (3 Tesla) functional MRI.
The four systems, scheduled to be installed in October 2001 at the UCSD Center for Functional MRI, will enable UCSD and the Salk Institute to conduct an extensive range of research including neuroscience, cardiovascular mechanics, and advanced bioengineering.
Unlike the traditional MRI, which is when you're placed in one of those large machines and someone takes a picture of, say, your knee - much like an x-ray - functional MRI is when you're in that machine and a doctor tells you to bend your knee while he watches how your brain changes - and that doctor could be 5,000 miles away.
Acupuncture melted the pain and spurred Cho to use modern technology - a functional MRI machine - to explore old medicine.
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