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Unformatted text preview: More Brain Imaging Techniques Functional MRI: MRI that makes brain activity visible Positron emission tomography (PET): Computer-generated color image of brain activity, based on glucose consumption in the brain Cerebral Cortex Definition: Outer layer of the brain; contains 70% of neurons in CNS Cerebrum: Two large hemispheres that cover upper part of the brain Corticalization: Increase in size and wrinkling of the cortex Cerebral hemispheres: Right and left halves of the cortex Corpus Callosum Bundle of fibers connecting cerebral hemispheres Neurological Soft Signs Subtle behavioral signs of brain dysfunction Clumsiness Awkward gait Poor hand-eye coordination Other perceptual and motor problems...
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