Studying mind and brain with fMRI

Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (Impact Factor: 7.37). 10/2006; 1(2):158-61. DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsl019
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The explosion in publications using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) warrants an examination of how the technique
is being used to study processes of mind and brain. Here, we propose a classification of fMRI studies that reveals how this
technique is being used in the service of understanding psychological and neural processes and the relationship between the

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