News tagged with functional magnetic resonance

Why the world looks stable while we move

Head movements change the environmental image received by the eyes. People still perceive the world as stable, because the brain corrects for any changes in visual information caused by head movements. For the first time, ...

Mar 12, 2018
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How the brain represents sound elevation

Changing the shape of human participants' ears has provided new insight into how the brain represents the location of a sound source. The research, published in JNeurosci, highlights the link between sensory encoding and ...

Mar 05, 2018
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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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