this assignments will be working on critical thinking or learning more about psychology research methods. The purpose of this assignment is to learn more about brain imaging techniques.
This topic is a very important area in psychology. This is covered briefly in Table 2.3 “Sample Tools for Biological Research” in textbook. Here are two videos and an editorial article for learning more about brain imaging. After looking at those please answer the questions below. Don’t worry if some of the information goes over your head; just learn what you can from it.
A. Video about several types of brain imaging research commonly used.
B. Video about brain imaging including more recent commonly used technique.
C. Editorial article about the problems and limitations in neuroscience research.
And Attached File.
Answer 4 questions below (total 300 words)
1. Why is it so difficult to study the brain in people who are alive?
2. What is the name of the newer brain imaging technique you learned about in the second video? Also, what does it measure?
3. If you could use brain imaging to do a study, describe a research question you would want study.
4. It is important to realize that there are many limitations to what can currently be done with brain imaging technology. Describe one of the problems with brain imaging or interpreting brain imaging results.