Monthly Archives: May 2015

29 05, 2015

Creativity Linked to Cerebellum: MRI Study

2015-05-29T18:59:50-05:00 May 29th, 2015|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiologist, Radiology|

While researchers can't claim to know the source of creativity, they are indeed getting closer to understanding where it occurs in the brain. A new MRI study from Stanford University has linked the cerebellum, the region of the brain responsible with coordinating movement, to creative output. The study, entitled Pictionary-based fMRI paradigm to study the [...]

22 05, 2015

Brain Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet: MRI Study

2015-05-22T19:17:57-05:00 May 22nd, 2015|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiologist, Radiology|

Tomatoes, olive oil, whole grain breads and pastas, feta cheese, hummus, roasted red peppers, fresh fish--are you hungry yet? The above foods (and more!) are staples of the Mediterranean diet, an ancient lifestyle that regularly gets good press for its heart-healthy benefits. Now, thanks to a new MRI study, we can add enhanced brain volume [...]

5 05, 2015

Early Life Exposure to Reading may Predict Literary Success: MRI Study

2015-05-05T20:26:49-05:00 May 5th, 2015|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, Radiology|

A good education begins at home, long before kindergarten, according to a new MRI study. While anecdotal evidence is in agreement (many parents have made this claim!) there has never before been a scientific study correlating early childhood reading sessions with future literary success, until now. The findings of the study, entitled Parent-Child Reading Increases [...]