Aug 26 Neuroscience

A cognitive task uses the subtraction technique

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Unformatted text preview: mission tomography (PET) Illustrates higher concentration of radioactive chemical in the most active brain areas Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Illustrates higher concentration of oxygen by detecting changes in the magnetic response of the hemoglobin in the most active brain areas Gais et al. (2007): 5 Cognitive Neuroscience Event-related potential (ERP) Scalp electrodes record electrical activity Conclusions Distributed processing: Specific functions are processed by many different areas of the brain Behavioral and physiological approaches answer different questions about cognition, but both are important. 6...
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