neuroimaging

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neu·ro·im·ag·ing

 (no͝or′ō-ĭm′ĭ-jĭng, nyo͝or′-)
n.
Radiological imaging that depicts brain structure or function.
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This brings us several steps closer to finding better treatment and care methodologies for diseases like autism and epilepsy." ENIGMA, which began in 2009 and grew to involve over 900 scientists from 35 countries, has performed the largest brain scanning studies of diseases globally.
Having been turned down by "classic funders" he is now campaigning to raise the PS25,000 needed to carry out analysis of the brain scanning data from walacea.com - the science crowdfunding site.
The new optical approach to brain scanning is suited for children and for patients with electronic implants, such as pacemakers, cochlear implants, and deep brain stimulators (used to treat Parkinson's disease).
Adrian Owen, a researcher at the University of Western Ontario who focuses on studying the neural activity of vegetative state patients using a type of brain scanning called functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).
"Future improvements to brain scanning technology could mean that today's 2 million dollars, 12-foot device will one day be small enough to wear on a head band or in a hat or behind your ear and allow us to interface with the global network simply through the power of our thoughts," Intel researcher Dean Pomerleau said.