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See Inside How Real-Time Brain Scanning Could Alleviate Pain

anterior cingulate cortex, brain scans, rtfMRI feedback

These brain scans reveal the average change in activation in the anterior cingulate cortex (shown at crosshairs) between the first and last times study subjects used rtfMRI neurofeedback to modulate their pain.

anterior cingulate cortex, brain scans, rtfMRI feedback



FROM “CONTROL OVER BRAIN ACTIVATION AND PAIN LEARNED BY USING REAL-TIME FUNCTIONAL MRI,” BY R. CHRISTOPHER DECHARMS ET AL., IN PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES USA, VOL. 102, NO. 51; DECEMBER 20, 2005

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