There’s a funny humor piece over at NewsBiscuit which pokes fun at the perceived significance of and the media’s obsession with colorful brain scans. Here’s an excerpt:
‘This is an amazing discovery’, said leading neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield, ‘the pictures tell us nothing about how the brain works, provide us with no insights into the nature of human consciousness, and all with such lovely colours.’
Check out the full piece here: New Brain Scan Reveals Nothing At All
Also, for some insight on the use of the brain scan as a propaganda tool, check out my piece on an interesting study about the use of the phrase “brain scans indicate”, in the Myths section of the menu bar, or through this link: Brain Scan Smokescreen.