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What is a functional magnetic resonance imaging scan?

A functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scan can help diagnose diseases of the brain and may also enable doctors to get a better understanding of our mental processes. It may even be possible for a fMRI to detect if we are telling the truth.

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