Unreliability of fMRI Emotional Biomarkers Brain responses to emotion stimuli are highly variable even within the same individual, and this could be a problem for researchers who seek to use these responses as biomarkers to help diagnose and treat disorders … Continue reading Biases in fMRI studies
Here’s Every Moment That Influences Human Behavior Human beings are a mess of contradictions. A person might hate violence but love violent action movies. Someone else might consider certain people are inherently good yet refuse to believe in the idea … Continue reading Decisions in the brain
10 Ways That Running Changes Your Mind and Brain “One 60-minute run can add 7 hours to your life” claimed The Times last week. The story was based on a new review in Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases that concluded that … Continue reading Running in the brain
Stimulating brain cells could stop people cheating, study finds What keeps us honest? And, if we understand the neural mechanisms behind it, can we make people more honest? Those were the questions posed by a team from the University of … Continue reading Cheating less
Brain Can Be Rewired To Make Better Choices, Says Award-Winning Study A ground-breaking research in the field of neuroscience offers an in-depth analysis of the brain’s reward system, highlighting its influence on the decision-making process. The study encompasses three decades … Continue reading Reward for your brain
Has a software bug really called decades of brain imaging research into question? Since its inception in 1990, functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) has revolutionised the way we think about the brain. In association with other techniques, it provides invaluable … Continue reading Are fmri brain studies flawed?
What a Bad Decision Looks Like in the Brain Humans often make bad decisions. If you like Snickers more than Milky Way, it seems obvious which candy bar you’d pick, given a choice of the two. Traditional economic models follow … Continue reading Is there a unified choice theory?