fRMI Experiment (video) Columbia University Medical Center Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Subjects were placed in an fMRI and told to fixate their vision on a central dot. Before the start of the session, they memorized a specific target object. During the session, a stream of images appears in various parts of the screen. When their target object pops up on the screen, they press a button. Throughout the session, active brain regions were recorded. Animated GIF here: http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2015/07/15/brain-network-that-controls-redirects-attention-identified/ Credit Image courtesy of Gaurav Patel/New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Medical Center Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.