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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.

Being in sync shows up in their brain scans, which reveal increased activity in prefrontal regions correlated with cooperative behavior and group creative performance.

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.

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These include brain scans, blood tests and watching for symptoms.

He then used those students’ brain scans to train his machine-learning model.

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?

He complained of headaches the following week, but he was able return to practice on the basis of a brain scan.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brain scan, such as: body scan, computer-assisted tomography scan, computerized tomography scan, ct scan, x-ray, and x-ray image.

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