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Basic Scanning Protocol


Cognitive Engineering, LLC

The basic functional MRI scanning protocol consists of the following steps:

Appropriate candidates for imaging are identified

Appropriate questions are defined

Specific images correlating to questions are prepared and entered into neuroimaging presentation program

Test subject is prepared and placed into fMRI scanner

Flat panel display is positioned over the subject in a convenient location

fMRI scan is run, during image presentation and questioning.

Data analysis