brain imaging Archives
Study finds common brain scanning technique maps electrical activity as precisely as more invasive methods
May. 25, 2017—A commonly used brain scanning technique can map electrical activity under the skull as precisely as more invasive methods that rely on probes or electrodes, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) reported this month.
Nov. 6, 2014—A new light-based technology is allowing scientists to peer deep into the brain and alter animal behavior with the “flip of a switch.”
Apr. 11, 2012—A brain-mapping study has found that people's ability to make decisions in novel situations decreases with age and is associated with a reduction in the integrity of two specific white-matter pathways.