Part of the Science public lecture series. Professor Penny Gowland discusses the physics of MRI, famously ‘predicted’ in Star Trek.
A new technique which lets scientists ‘see’ our brain waves at work could revolutionise our understanding of the human body’s most complex organ and help transform the lives of people suffering from schizophrenia and ADHD.
Appears in Issue 51
Tags: ADHD, Dr Matt Brookes, Leverhulme Trust, magnetoencephalography (MEG), MRI, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States, schizophrenia, School of Psychiatry, Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging