UD will be getting Delaware’s first functional MRI (fMRI) in early 2016. This specialized type of MRI will enable researchers to see which structures and neural networks in the brain are being used while engaged in a particular task. “This type of imaging is critically important, not just for psychology but also for biomedical engineering and health sciences,” said Dawn Elliott, director of UD’s biomedical engineering program. “Having this here will be a big benefit to my research and to many others.”  Read more.