a scintigram of the brain, used to estimate cerebral blood flow and to detect brain tumors.
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How to use brain scan in a sentence
This year, a group of scientists, writing in the journal Brain, warned that one in five patients in vegetative states may in fact be conscious enough to follow commands during brain scans—though there is no consensus on this.New Research Shows How Dopamine Plays a Key Role in Consciousness | Barbara Jacquelyn Sahakian | August 12, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Being in sync shows up in their brain scans, which reveal increased activity in prefrontal regions correlated with cooperative behavior and group creative performance.We’re More of Ourselves When We’re in Tune with Others - Issue 104: Harmony | Kevin Berger | July 21, 2021 | Nautilus
Important parts of the brain tend to atrophy as we get older—yet brain scans of some 70-year-olds resemble those of 20 to 30-year-olds.
These include brain scans, blood tests and watching for symptoms.Cool Jobs: Saliva offers a spitting image of our health | Kathiann Kowalski | May 6, 2021 | Science News For Students
He then used those students’ brain scans to train his machine-learning model.Patterns in brain activity can identify who will struggle to read | Alison Pearce Stevens | April 27, 2021 | Science News For Students
His fellow psychiatrists say his brain-scan system is a sham.
Should a criminal be held responsible for his crime when a brain scan can demonstrate some abnormality in his neural circuitry?'Free Will Debate: Who’s in Charge?' by Michael Gazzaniga (review) | Casey Schwartz | November 19, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
He complained of headaches the following week, but he was able return to practice on the basis of a brain scan.