A frequently discussed problem with functional magnetic resonance imaging is that we don’t really understand how the hemodynamic ‘activations’ measured by the technique relate to actual neuronal phenomenon. 782 more words
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Figure caption: A comparison of fMRI activation for remembering the past (warm colors) vs. imagining the future (cool colors).
The lab has a new paper out: “Remembering and imagining differentially engage the hippocampus: A multivariate fMRI investigation”. 250 more words
As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working with many gifted and high-profile subjects over the years, but Kurt Vonnegut—dear, funny, eccentric, lovable, tormented Kurt Vonnegut—will always be one of my favorites. 85 more words