Attention! Brain scans can tell if you are paying it

 ADHD in the News 2022-03-03

Data from brain scans can now answer an age-old question asked by parents and teachers everywhere: Are you paying attention? Using a model of fMRI data collected from 92 individuals performing several types of attention-related tasks, the lab of Yale’s Marvin Chun successfully predicted how well those individuals would perform on the tasks based on their brain scans alone...The study was published March 3 in the journal Nature Human Behavior.