Doubts raised over brain scan findings

 作者:邬柞     |      日期:2019-03-09 08:15:13
By Jim Giles Read our related editorial SOME of the hottest results in the nascent field of social neuroscience, in which emotions and behavioural traits are linked to activity in a particular region of the brain, may be inflated and in some cases entirely spurious. “Some experiments correlating brain regions to feelings used a method that inflated the apparent strength of the link” So say psychologist Hal Pashler at the University of California, San Diego, and his colleagues, who examined more than 50 studies that relied on functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) brain scans, many published in high-profile journals,