16. Brain and Mind: An NMR Perspective

  1. Robert G. Shulman2 and
  2. Douglas L. Rothman3
  1. Robert G. Shulman2 and
  2. Fahmeed Hyder1

Published Online: 18 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020520.ch16

Brain Energetics and Neuronal Activity: Applications to fMRI and Medicine

Brain Energetics and Neuronal Activity: Applications to fMRI and Medicine

How to Cite

Shulman, R. G. and Hyder, F. (2004) Brain and Mind: An NMR Perspective, in Brain Energetics and Neuronal Activity: Applications to fMRI and Medicine (eds R. G. Shulman and D. L. Rothman), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020520.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Yale University School of Medicine, MR Center, P.O. Box 208043, New Haven, CT 06520-8043, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, MR Center, P.O. Box 208043, New Haven, CT 06520-8043, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Yale University School of Medicine, MR Center, P.O. Box 208043, New Haven, CT 06510, USA

  2. 2

    Yale University School of Medicine, MR Center, P.O. Box 208043, New Haven, CT 06520-8043, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470847206

Online ISBN: 9780470020524

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Keywords:

  • neuroscience;
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS);
  • functional imaging;
  • Descartes method;
  • concepts of consciousness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • 13C MRS

  • The Restless Brain

  • Implications for Functional Imaging

  • Neuronal Basis of Baseline and Incremental Signals

  • Consciousness and Baseline Activity

  • Neurophysiological Structures

  • Neuroscientific Measures of Baseline Activities

  • Need for Philosophy

  • References