Read Montague: What We're Learning from 5,000 Brains

By TEDGlobal 2012

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) allows scientists to map brain activity in living, breathing, decision-making human beings. Professor Read Montague, director of the Computational Psychiatry Unit of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, gives an overview of how this technology is helping us understand the complicated ways in which we interact with each other.