SALT LAKE CITY - Brain scans from nearly 200 adolescent boys provide evidence that the brains of compulsive video game players are wired differently. Chronic video game play is associated with hyperconnectivity between several pairs of brain networks. Some of the changes are predicted to help game players respond to new information. Other changes are associated with distractibility and poor impulse control. The research, a collaboration between the University of Utah School of Medicine, and Chung-Ang University in South Korea, was published online in Addiction Biology on Dec. 22, 2015. ... Read MoreRadiology
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Serving people from across the state and Intermountain West, the Department of Radiology at University of Utah Health Care offers every clinical imaging subspecialty and provides the most advanced, state-of-the-art technology available to diagnose and treat disease. Our highly skilled team of radiologists, nurses and technologists perform and read over 250,000 exams each year.
Our department boasts over 40 board certified sub-specialist radiologists that have expertise in body, neuro, musculoskeletal, chest, cardiac, breast and women’s imaging, and more. Patients can feel assured that when they visit our world-renowned department they are being attended to by some of the most skilled radiologists anywhere.
Paula Woodward named Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Radiological Society of North America. ... Read MoreRadiology
Highly regarded clinician and researcher is expert in fields of dementia and molecular imaging. ... Read MoreRadiology
New Religious Brain Project seeks to uncover brain activation during religious and spiritual experiences
Researchers seeking candidates in Mormon community to participate in groundbreaking study... Read MoreRadiology