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Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping$
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Stephen Jose Hanson and Martin Bunzl

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780262014021

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262014021.001.0001

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Confirmation, Refutation, and the Evidence of fMRI

Confirmation, Refutation, and the Evidence of fMRI

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(p.99) 9 Confirmation, Refutation, and the Evidence of fMRI
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Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping
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Christopher Mole

Colin Klein

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262014021.003.0010

This chapter focuses on the confirmation, refutation, and evidence of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data, and discusses the application of neuroimaging techniques to various fields, including cognitive sciences. It addresses the question of the role of neuroimaging data in providing informative evidence regarding hypotheses in cognitive science and explains differences in data, high-level null hypotheses, and ways to accommodate null hypotheses. Finally, the chapter looks into the scope of neuroimaging data in the cognitive sciences.

Keywords:   fMRI, cognitive sciences, neuroimaging data, confirmation, refutation, null hypotheses

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