Sumary of Unique neurological signatures could be used to understand, study brain disorders:
- Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 20 2020 While the broad architecture and organization of the human brain is universal, new research shows how the differences between how people reimagine common scenarios can be observed in brain activity and quantified..
- When people imagine similar types of events, each person does it differently because they have different experiences..
- Lin is an associate professor in the University of Rochester Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience and co-author of the study which appears in the journal Nature Communications..
- The study volunteers were then placed in a functional MRI (fMRI) and asked to reimagine the experience while researchers measured which areas of the brain were activated..
- For instance, if the participant imagined driving through a red light in the scenario, areas of the brain associated with recalling motion and color would be activated..
- The researchers were able to identify several areas of the brain that served as hubs for processing information across brain networks that contribute to recalling information about people, objects, places, emotions, and sensations…