Dec 15, 2016

Columbia University reveal what your brain looks like when you ‘zone out’

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Pretty wild.

A mesmerising new video reveals how neuronal signaling changes blood flow through the brain. Image shows patterns of brain activity occurring across the bilateral cortex of an awake mouse. Colours indicate different patterns of activity over time.

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans are a common type of brain scan used in both research and medicine.

FMRI machines work by tracking blood flow through the brain.

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