Essays about: "fMRI"

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  1. 1. Minfulness meditation effects on attention : A literature review of fMRI studies

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Ida Hanson; [2021]
    Keywords : Attention; meditation; mindfulness; neural correlates; review;

    Abstract : Mindfulness meditation is known to improve attention, and neuroscience appears to be a field that can elucidate how mindfulness meditation achieves such an outcome. However, studies on mindfulness meditation have been criticized for a low methodological quality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Attending to the now : A systematic review of the neural correlates of trait mindfulness

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Ellen Vesterlund; [2021]
    Keywords : Trait mindfulness; fMRI; MRI; wellbeing;

    Abstract : Trait mindfulness refers to the tendency of being mindful in everyday life. Individuals characterized with high trait mindfulness have reported high subjective wellbeing and are less prone to depression and stress. The aim with this systematic review was to investigate the neural correlates of trait mindfulness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social anxiety disorder : Amygdala activation and connectivity

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Amanda Fällmark; [2021]
    Keywords : Amygdala; fMRI; neural connectivity; social anxiety disorder; SAD;

    Abstract : Social anxiety disorder (SAD) interferes with everyday life. It can, for instance, hinder careers, relationships, and leisure time. It is a common anxiety disorder that was neglected for decades. SAD individuals crave and fear social interactions simultaneously, leading to isolation in our highly social world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Brain disease classification using multi-channel 3D convolutional neural networks

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Statistik och maskininlärning

    Author : Andreas Christopoulos Charitos; [2021]
    Keywords : Deep Learning DL ; fMRI; CNNs; Tensorflow Keras; ASD; Medical Imaging;

    Abstract : Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology has been used in the investigation of human brain functionality and assist in brain disease diagnosis. While fMRI can be used to model both spatial and temporal brain functionality, the analysis of the fMRI images and the discovery of patterns for certain brain diseases is still a challenging task in medical imaging. READ MORE

  5. 5. OCD as behavioral addiction and the reward process : A systematic review

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Snezjana Budajeva; [2021]
    Keywords : Obsessive-compulsive disorder; reward; addiction;

    Abstract : Studies have shown that aberrant activity in some brain regions involved in the pathology of OCD overlaps similarly with individuals with addiction disorders. The reduced anxiety following a compulsion together with findings of diminished activation in the striatum during reward anticipation proposes a view of OCD being a behavior addiction. READ MORE