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fMRI Scanning Methodologies

  • Alexander B. Pinus
  • Feroze B. Mohamed
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Abstract

A pervasive and constant challenge in the field of neuroscience is to advance in the understanding of working mechanisms of the human brain and what enacts such complex functions as perception, emotions, and behavior. In areas of clinical psychology, neurophysiology, and neurosciences, it is an ultimate interest to describe neuronal functions quantitatively, as well as qualitatively, under what is considered normal conditions and various disorders, and later use that knowledge for diagnostic purposes.

Keywords

Pulse Sequence Blood Oxygenation Level Dependency Transverse Magnetization Echo Planar Image Blood Oxygenation Level Dependency Signal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander B. Pinus
    • 1
  • Feroze B. Mohamed
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Research CenterYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Functional Brain Imaging CenterTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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