Monthly Archives: August 2015

26 08, 2015

Failure Activates Reward-Based Learning: MRI Study

2015-08-26T22:04:21-04:00 August 26th, 2015|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work," said Thomas Edison. He was certainly successful in making that statement; a new MRI study has found that when the brain is able to learn from its mistakes, failure is actually a rewarding experience. The study, by researchers from the University of Southern [...]

6 08, 2015

Sleeping Position Affects Brain Health: MRI Study

2015-08-06T19:28:27-04:00 August 6th, 2015|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

How do you sleep? Most people have a fairly consistent sleeping location, schedule and position. And, according to new MRI research, the position you favour may have something to do with long-term brain health. Researchers from Stony Brook University in New York state have learned, through MRI scanning, that sleeping on one's side opens the [...]