Is Functional MRI The New X-Ray Vision?

Nearly a century after the introduction of X-ray, the debut of the imaging technique functional magnetic resonance imaging reopened some of the same questions about the nature of seeing and knowing—casting an even keener eye, perhaps, on the matter of what makes us who we are. If X-ray made the invisible visible by revealing our inner anatomies—the structural constituents of our physical forms—fMRI delved deeper still, identifying and deconstructing the brain mechanisms underlying responses like fear and desire, which reside at the core of the human condition. – See more at:
https://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/news/20160324/functional-mri-new-x-ray-vision#sthash.aXYJ73Wq.dpuf

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