I played with a $2,000,000 MRI machine!
I get hands-on with the $2,000,000 fMRI machine that imaged my brain as part of the treatment for my head injury earlier this year. We learn how to run it, what it can do, and what can happen when things go terribly wrong.
For more, watch interviews with the neuroscientists that run Cognitive FX about concussions, recovering from them, and all the cool technology involved:
What Everyone Gets Wrong About Concussions – with Dr. Alina Fong, co-founder of Cognitive FX: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrNKhgAiR7E
Measuring brain activity by shining light through your skull! – Interview with Dr. Tyler Hanak: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xovfo1m2hfs
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