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Research Group Images of Knowledge

Foreleser: Aud Sissel Hoel (NTNU)

Neuroimaging enjoys an increasing prominence, not only among medical doctors, neuroscientists and philosophers, but in society at large. Brain images are deeply compelling, and are claimed to provide windows into the living brain. Yet what these images really show remains a debated issue. The research project /Picturing the Brain: Perspectives on Neuroimaging/ seeks to deepen our understanding of the epistemological roles neuroimaging technologies play in the conduct and communication of medicine and science.