Monthly Archives: January 2016

13 01, 2016

Psychiatrists urge caution of overreliance on fMRI brain studies

2016-01-13T21:07:06-04:00 January 13th, 2016|Brain MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

Two leading mental health professionals have cast doubt on the increasingly common practice of using fMRI studies to pinpoint the sites of psychiatric illnesses on anatomical images of the brain. In their report, Finding the Elusive Psychiatric "Lesion" with 21st-Century Neuroanatomy: A Note of Caution, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, authors Dr. Eugenia Radulescu [...]

6 01, 2016

What the Holidays do to Your Brain: MRI Study

2016-01-06T19:05:30-04:00 January 6th, 2016|Brain MRI, Radiology|

The hashtags #backtowork and the less subtle #backtoworkblues appeared across Twitter on Monday as millions of people bade the holiday season farewell and settled back into their routines. While it's natural to begrudge getting up early after an extended break of sleep-ins and visits with loved ones, is there something about the holiday season that [...]