Psychology & Psychiatry

Your perception of self becomes blurrier over time

When you look at two objects close to you such as two leaves, it's easy to tell them apart but when they are farther away from you, they become difficult to distinguish. The two objects become "compressed," a basic principle ...

Neuroscience

Neuroscientists define safe protocol for EEG-fMRI imaging

A team of psychologists and neuroscientists at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology led by assistant professor of psychology Sepideh Sadaghiani and graduate student Maximillian Egan published a study ...

Neuroscience

Brain connections mean some people lack visual imagery

New research has revealed that people with the ability to visualize vividly have a stronger connection between their visual network and the regions of the brain linked to decision-making. The study also sheds light on memory ...

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Functional magnetic resonance imaging

Functional MRI or functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) is a type of specialized MRI scan. It measures the haemodynamic response related to neural activity in the brain or spinal cord of humans or other animals. It is one of the most recently developed forms of neuroimaging. Since the early 1990s, fMRI has come to dominate the brain mapping field due to its low invasiveness, lack of radiation exposure, and relatively wide availability.

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