Monthly Archives: December 2013

17 12, 2013

Internet Makes us Shallower Thinkers: MRI Study

2013-12-17T19:39:18-04:00 December 17th, 2013|Brain MRI, MRI, MRI Research|

Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, wrote an important article for Wired Magazine in 2010 about the effect that our modern culture of distraction--specifically the Internet--is having on our brains. "When we go online, we enter an environment that promotes cursory reading, hurried and distracted thinking, and superficial learning," [...]

5 12, 2013

Depression During Pregnancy May Affect Brain of Baby: MRI Study

2013-12-05T18:07:17-04:00 December 5th, 2013|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research|

Depression can have negative effects on the people who suffer from it, effects that are so far-reaching that they take a toll on their loved ones as well. While much progress has been made in recent years to lift the stigma of  the disease in society's eyes, researchers--though they have made progress--are still unsure what [...]