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Brain Scans Can Predict Weight Gain and Sexual Activity, Dartmouth College Study


4/18/2012 7:34:30 AM

At a time when obesity has become epidemic in American society, Dartmouth scientists have found that functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) brain scans may be able to predict weight gain. In a study published April 18, 2012, in The Journal of Neuroscience, the researchers demonstrated a connection between fMRI brain responses to appetite-driven cues and future behavior.

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