Functional Neuroimaging and Psychology: What Have You Done for Me Lately?

  title={Functional Neuroimaging and Psychology: What Have You Done for Me Lately?},
  author={Joseph M. Moran and Jamil Zaki},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  • J. M. Moran, J. Zaki
  • Published 1 June 2013
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Functional imaging has become a primary tool in the study of human psychology but is not without its detractors. Although cognitive neuroscientists have made great strides in understanding the neural instantiation of countless cognitive processes, commentators have sometimes argued that functional imaging provides little or no utility for psychologists. And indeed, myriad studies over the last quarter century have employed the technique of brain mapping—identifying the neural correlates of… 
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