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Posts tagged brain scans

November 7, 2013


Silhouette of man looks at illuminated brain scan.

Scanning for Depression

Brain scans may help doctors better customize treatments for depression.

December 2, 2010


A man getting his brain scanned

Could A Brain Scan Help Diagnose Autism?

Researchers are experimenting with different kinds of brain scan they hope could help predict autism.

August 11, 2005


Blindness and Better Hearing

In the Academy Award-winning movie “Ray,” the young, recently blinded Ray Charles is shown to have very finely tuned hearing. Standing very still in the middle of a room, he is able to track down the hushed movements of a small bug. It was even reported that Jamie Foxx, the actor who played Ray Charles, when he was artificially blinded began to tune in to sounds he otherwise would not have noticed. Is it true that blind people have better, almost supernatural hearing abilities? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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