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John Hasenkam johnh at faraway.hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Wed Oct 13 22:30:53 EST 2004


"Fijoy George" <tofijoy at yahoo.co.in> wrote in message
news:ckjfem$je1$1 at mozo.cc.purdue.edu...
> Hi,
> I am a novice in Neuroscience. I have been reading on neuroimaging for the
> past few months and I notice that researchers pay a lot of attention to
what
> happens on the surface of the brain, and make conclusions and comparisons
> (between individuals) based on that. They do not seem to pay attention to
> any activity beneath the surface. Why is this so? How are they justified?
>
> Thanks
> Fijoy
>

It's not justified, it is just a current limitation of the technologies.
This is being overcome. It is always good to be aware of such limitations.





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