MRI helps track link between music and feeling good

Research just published in Nature Neuroscience suggests that listening to music releases mood enhancing dopamine into the brain. The researchers used PET and fMRI.

Will brain scans be a feature of the Apprentice?

The BBC today continues the almost weekly trend of showing how useful MRI scanners are, by reporting on a study looking into people who make decisions. It is thought that this could allow you to spot people who might make good leaders. Read more: There is also a nice video showing a participant going […]

Pinpointing deception

The BBC reports today on research using Functional MRI to pinpoint which parts of the brain are used to deceive people. Researchers are hoping that helping to understand how the brain works will help in the understanding of ‘mental disorders’. Read more on the BBC website:

Functional MRI

News article on BBC website about using fMRI to look at the ‘reward centre’… Men motivated by ‘superior wage’