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date: 08 August 2020


A Dictionary of Biomedicine

John Lackie

, Brian NationBrian Nation

A noninvasive imaging technique (functional *MRI) that detects neural activity through monitoring changes in blood flow and thus energy demand, in different regions of the brain while specific tasks are carried out by the experimental subject. The method depends on the fact that haemoglobin is diamagnetic when oxygenated but paramagnetic when deoxygenated.... ...

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