functional magnetic resonance imaging


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functional magnetic resonance imaging

n. Abbr. fMRI
Magnetic resonance imaging that provides three-dimensional images of the brain showing areas of increased blood flow that correlate with specific brain functions.
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Noun1.functional magnetic resonance imaging - a form of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain that registers blood flow to functioning areas of the brain
magnetic resonance imaging, MRI - the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
BOLD FMRI - functional magnetic resonance imaging that relies on intrinsic changes in hemoglobin oxygenation
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Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is rooted in oxygenated and deoxygenated hemoglobin for paramagnetic properties to show images of changing blood flow in the brain linked with neural activity (2).
Still, functional magnetic resonance imaging reveals major differences in brain function between the two viewing conditions.
To visualize the specific structures affected, the researchers performed functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of 67 patients from the Beijing Aging Brain Rejuvenation Initiative, a longitudinal study of aging and cognitive impairment in the urban elderly population of Beijing.
London, United Kingdom-- British scientists say they have found the best way yet to analyze the effects of smoking on the brain - by taking functional magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI) scans of people while they puff on e-cigarettes.
The technique uses ultra-high field functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) similar to what is used to read brain neural circuits.
The study involved conducting five different experiments using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to examine the activity in the early visual cortex in 10 volunteer subjects.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) offers a noninvasive method in studying human brain functions by recording blood-oxygen-level-dependent (BOLD) signal changes related to neuronal activity across the brain with high spatial resolution [1].
Prior to and following the exercise program, the participants underwent functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) tests while completing memory tests.
One of the main techniques investigators use to visualize neural activity in the brain is functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).
Their topics include reading as recycling, Dutch as a case study of reading acquisition in a transparent orthography, a computational perspective on what kind of language statistics must be in long-term memory to make language understanding possible, making the link between vocabulary knowledge and comprehension skill, identifying component discourse processes from their functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) time course signatures, and researching and developing multiple source comprehension assessment.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is an MRI technique capable of estimating regional brain activity during a predefined cognitive task.
Developments in neurobiology are providing new insights into the biological and physical features of human thinking, and brain-activation imaging methods such as functional magnetic resonance imaging have become the most dominant research techniques to approach the biological part of thinking.

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