Money Management

Look Into Your Brain In Real Time

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It might sound like the stuff of science fiction but in this short video Christopher deCharms describes the technology that now exists that allows us to look into the brain in real time as patients make decisions and perform activities. The insights we can gain from this information are incredible and can lead to more effective pain management, treatments for psychological problems without drugs, and give us a better understanding of the inner workings of the brain. DeCharms describes the astoundingly quick process that took scientists from spending months at a time to analyze data collected on the brain to using computers to show us results instantly. This video is an excellent reminder that technological advancements are happening every day and can have huge impacts on how we live our lives.