“Brain scans may soon be able to help predict a person’s future — some aspects of it, anyway.
“Information from these scans increasingly is able to suggest whether a child will have trouble with math, say, or whether someone with mental illness is going to respond to a particular treatment, according to a review of dozens of studies…
“The review found “growing evidence that brain measures can predict future outcomes or behaviors,” says John Gabrieli, a brain scientist at MIT and the review’s lead author.
“And the results are often “better than currently available tests or clinical measures,” he says.”
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