New Scientist article The team is now exploring how a similar technique could help researchers understand how brains process images.
In the future, they hope to develop new imaging tools that can help researchers better understand how the brain works.
For example, it could be possible to use brain imaging techniques to understand how a particular person processes an image.
A new paper published in Nature Neuroscience describes two studies that used the same technique to study how the brains of healthy volunteers process images in real time.
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Neural Engineering in Heidelberg, Germany, and the University of Heidelburg, Germany first showed that their technique could improve the accuracy of brain images.
The researchers then used it to look at the accuracy and processing power of a new technique called the double-field gradient (DFG) to image the activity of neurons in the brain.
The DFG method involves using a beam of light that bounces off a neuron as a way to image its properties.
A double-labeled laser beam is then used to make the image.
In this image, the light is reflected off a molecule, and it reflects off the surrounding tissue.
As the light bounces off the molecule, it creates a “bluish” shape that allows it to be picked up by the human eye.
Using this technique, the researchers were able to create an image of a human brain that shows activity in a specific area of the brain, which can be used to help understand how it works.
They then used this information to look into how different areas of the human brain respond to different images.
They found that the activity patterns in the visual cortex of the brains were similar to those of the motor cortex of humans.
But what’s more interesting, the team found that a similar activity pattern was present in the grey matter of the neurons in these two areas of a brain.
This means that a different type of neuron can respond to a different kind of image.
The researchers say that their new technique can be adapted to other imaging studies.
“With more research, we might be able to discover more about the neural architecture of the visual system and to understand which regions of the cortex are important for the perception of images,” said lead author and researcher Dr. Michael Liedtke from the Institute for Optics and Photonics in Heidenheim.
“In addition, we can learn more about how images are processed, or how different parts of the processing are related to one another, to make it possible to make better predictions about the functions of these neurons in future.”
The research was conducted by two teams, and their results are described in the paper: “Dynamics of human perception: double- and double-domain gradient imaging in the human visual cortex”, by Michael Liedterke et al, Nature Neuroscience, 2017.
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