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Are Functional MRI Scans Not Functioning Right?
A new study says results from some fMRI scans are unintentionally distorted and inaccurate, enough that some papers based around the process could be seriously questionable.
Study: Your Doctor Really Does Feel Your Pain
Revenge for "this will only hurt a little."
DARPA Wants To Recruit Smarter Service Dogs By Scanning The Brains of Canine Job Candidates
Functional MRI could reveal which dogs are best suited to a life of military service.
Humans Can’t Be Empathetic And Logical At The Same Time
Brain scans find that the two modes are mutually exclusive.
Israeli Man Controls Robot Thousands of Miles Away With Just His Brain
We’ve seen telepresence take huge steps in recent years, broadcasting the sense of touch to operators and allowing us to … Continued
Today in Mind Reading: Brain Scans Can Predict If You’re About to Make a Math Mistake
Along with predicting our future behaviors, brain scans can guess when we’re about to make a cognitive error, mis-processing a … Continued
Brain Scans Can Reliably Predict Future Behavior, Including Eating and Sex
fMRI could forecast weight gain
To Compare Human and Monkey Brains, Humans and Monkeys Watch a Clint Eastwood Film
Scores of animals exist in scientific laboratories for the purpose of serving as our proxies, their cortices mapped and their … Continued
Download Knowledge Directly to Your Brain, Matrix-Style
For the first time, researchers have been able to hack into the process of learning in the brain, using induced … Continued
Optimism Is a Brain Defect, According to Functional MRI Scans
Pervasive, persistent optimism is one of those uniquely human traits/flaws — we tend to believe things are better than they … Continued