For the Classroom

Technology and the Brain

  • Published15 Sep 2016
  • Reviewed15 Sep 2016
  • Author Emma Lindberg
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Technological advances have created tools like Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) that create beautiful and detailed images of the brain. These images help scientists study the nervous systems of both healthy and sick people. And as the technology improves, so does our understanding of what makes our brains tick.

These articles and lesson plans will help your students become familiar with some of the ways scientists take a look inside our skulls.

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