Are you great at remembering all the details of a story, but lousy when it comes to remembering people's names...
Why would people choose to have tests done that expose them to radiation?
Experiments support the notion that knowing the price of something before trying it affects your overall experience.
MRI, CT, PET... What are all these scans used for and how are they different?
Do you remember who won the world series in 1968, but forget where you left your keys? Are you great at remembering all the details of a story, but lousy when it comes to remembering people’s names? What our brains choose to remember, and exactly how they do it, has been the subject of scientific inquiry for quite some time. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Although dissection remains a staple of medical training, over the years we have developed less invasive ways of peering inside the body. One of the most revolutionary and successful is MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging.