Are You Listening To Me?

Can your ability to pay attention be trained and improved? That is the question being investigated by scientists using real-time Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to observe the human brain in action. It’s already been shown that patients can learn to alleviate chronic pain by watching the images and using them as a feedback loop to tame thgeir minds – but can it be used to help people with attention deficit disorders to improve their concentration?