Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)
What does it provide an image of?
What does it detect?
Is it invasive?
What is it mostly used for?
- Images of brain activity and structure
- changes in local blood volume, flow, and oxygen saturation
- no, there is no radiation risk, and very high quality images
- it is mostly used for research because finding lesions consistently across clients is difficult to attain.