News tagged with functional magnetic resonance imaging

Mind reading, brain fingerprinting and the law

What if a jury could decide a man's guilt through mind reading? What if reading a defendant's memory could betray their guilt? And what constitutes 'intent' to commit murder? These are just some of the issues debated and ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Neuroscience
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I see your pain

( -- How can some sportsmen and women, in the heat of the moment, play on through pain that would floor anyone else? Bert Trautmann, the Manchester City goalkeeper, famously played on through to the end of the ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Childhood lead exposure causes permanent brain damage

A study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to evaluate brain function revealed that adults who were exposed to lead as children incur permanent brain injury. The results were presented today at the annual ...

dateDec 01, 2009 in Health
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