2_Methods - wordt dan de andere 3 Transcranial Magnetic...

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1 Some windows on the brain Techniques of studying the brain Lesion methods disease or destroying a part of the brain e.g. causing aphasia Stimulation methods electric or magnetic stimulation e.g. causing aggression or excitement => How does it affect brain function / behavior? The rod that pierced Phineas Gage’s skull left his intellect intact but altered his personality and behavior Injuries, illnesses and brain operations have provided much insight into brain function - functionele beeldvorming: SPECT (PET) fMRI (MEG) TMS (bloed, urine) Verschillende onderzoeksmethoden in de kliniek
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2 Lumbale punctie (LP) EEG: activatieproeven: openen van de ogen hyperventilatie stroboscopie Magnetic Encephalo- Graphy MEG meet hersenactiviteit met een grote tijdsnauwkeurigheid => Bv vaststellen dat de ene hemisfeer 0.1 millisec. eerder actief
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Unformatted text preview: wordt dan de andere 3 Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation NMR, MRI, KST Een hoog magnetisch veld brengt waterstofatomen in (meetbare) resonantie. Omdat elk materiaal een andere concentratie waterstof heeft, is onderscheid tussen verschillende structuren (vb witte en grijze stof) mogelijk. Sagitaal Axiaal Coronaal 4 Functional Cerebral Imaging Functional brain imaging can not establish that a certain brain area is necessary for a particular cognitive process. This requires evidence from loss-of-function studies. V5 / MT in normal human Crevits L., Deblaere K. Ghent University Hospital 5 Methods used in neurosciences Finally, after application of all these techniques… the brain of the neurologist / scientist makes a diagnosis / a hypothesis Luc Crevits...
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2010 for the course GE BIOL020000 taught by Professor Luccrevits during the Spring '10 term at Ghent University.

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