Monthly Archives: August 2014

28 08, 2014

Processed Food is Addictive: MRI Study

2014-08-28T19:15:22-04:00August 28th, 2014|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research|

Experts have long debated the possibility of food addiction; many believe that a substance necessary for survival cannot be classified addictive. But with the proliferation of 24-hour grocery stores, tasty but nutritionally void convenience foods and even a "foodie" culture, it can be argued that the general attitude towards food in developed countries extends far beyond [...]

21 08, 2014

Stress Response is Genetic: MRI Study

2014-08-21T20:00:07-04:00August 21st, 2014|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research|

Have you ever wondered why some people you know crumple when faced with a stressful situation, while others appear invigorated by it? Opinions differ on the old saying "Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger," and for good reason: A new MRI brain study suggests genetics play a large role in human responses to stressful [...]

5 08, 2014

Brain Structures in Sciences and the Arts: MRI Study

2014-08-05T20:05:21-04:00August 5th, 2014|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI Research, Radiologist, Radiology|

In 1959, British physicist and novelist C.P. Snow delivered a lecture called The Two Cultures, an influential think piece in which he outlined how  many of the western world's problems were the result of  an intellectual barrier that exists between scientific and literary thinkers. Snow wrote: "A good many times I have been present at [...]