By Daniel Druckman
Writer: nationwide Academies e-book date: 1989 unique Identifier: NAP:13400 topics: Psychophysiology Cognitive technological know-how Evoked potentials (Electrophysiology) mind Magnetoencephalography Cognitive treatment studying schooling / academic Psychology scientific / Neurology clinical / Neuroscience Psychology / Cognitive Psychology Psychology / Neuropsychology Psychology / Physiological Psychology Notes: this is often an OCR reprint. there is typos or lacking textual content. There are not any illustrations or indexes. in case you purchase the final Books version of this publication you get loose trial entry to Million-Books.com the place you could make a choice from greater than 1000000 books at no cost. it's also possible to preview the e-book there.
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This expectation is based on signal detection theory, which has also been used to explain an equivalent phenomenon in visual processing known as hyperacuity. , 1985). , 1985). Experimental strategy defines the operational resolution of such a study. The ability of PET to spatially discriminate sequential changes in local radioactivity in this manner has important implications for the study of very discrete functional activity in the human brain, provided that experimental protocols are designed to take advantage of it.
The Inverse Problem Many of the foregoing problems are related to the general statement that there is no unique solution to what is called the inverse problem. Given a known source or array of sources within a conducting volume whose properties are known, it is possible to determine the field or potential that would be detected outside the volume. This forward problem does have a unique solution; however, the con-verse is not true. Given complete knowledge of the external field or the distribution of potentials, it is still not possible to arrive at a unique solution in which a particular source is known to account for the observed phenomena.
Positron emission tomography presents such problems as the precise location of physiological processes, spatial and temporal discriminations, appropriate statistical analysis of the data, and risks to participants produced by the imaging technique. And studies of the effects of brain damage have been limited by problems of extrapolating from animal to human work. Moreover, in human studies, there has been a lack of understanding of the implications of effects of lesions for information processing.