fMRI scannerfMRI mock scanner

♦ The MRI scanner can produce very clear pictures of the human brain​ using magnets to see where oxygen goes

♦ Participants lay on a table that slides part way into the scanner​

♦ The scanner makes knocking and beeping sounds, and children wear earplugs

♦ fMRI is very safe for children of any age, and has been done with children under 2 years old

♦ It does not involve radiation

♦ Children will have pillows and blankets for comfort