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fMRI Scanning Methods

  • Alexander B. Pine
  • Feroze B. Mohamed
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Abstract

The constant challenge in the field of neuroscience is to advance the understanding of working mechanisms of the human brain and of what enacts such complex functions as perception, emotions, and behavior. In areas of clinical psychology, neurophysiology, and neurosciences, the ultimate interest is to describe neuronal functions qualitatively and quantitatively in normal conditions and various disorders, and subsequently apply such knowledge for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

Keywords

Pulse Sequence Excitation Pulse Transverse Magnetization Echo Planar Imaging Precessional Frequency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Temple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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