Monthly Archives: November 2015

25 11, 2015

What Causes Happiness? MRI Study

2015-11-25T19:35:38-05:00November 25th, 2015|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

Self-help literature abounds with the quest for happiness: what causes it and how can you get some of your own? But what does neuroscience have to say on the subject? A new MRI study from Korean researchers offers new information to the happiness market. The study, entitled The structural neural substrate of subjective happiness, was [...]

18 11, 2015

MRI Study Reveals What Makes Humans More Intelligent than Chimps

2015-11-18T22:29:07-05:00November 18th, 2015|Brain MRI, MRI, MRI Research|

Chimpanzees, famous for their abilities to learn sign language and use tools, have long been a source of fascination for humans. While chimps are one of the smartest animals on the planet and show remarkable capacity for learning new skills, their cognitive achievements are relatively small when compared with the human brain. New research has [...]