fMRI Scans

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What does fMRI stand for?
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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What is it a technique for?
Measuring brain activity/functions
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How does a fMRI scan work?
detects the changes in the blood oxygenation and flow that occur in response to neural activity.
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When can an fMRI scan be used?
to produce activation maps showing which parts of the brain are involved in a particular mental process.
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What happens during an fMRI scan?
You head may be placed in a brace designed to help hold still. This brace may include a mask that is created especially for you. You may be given special goggles and/or earphones to wear, so that audio-visual stimuli.
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