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PET (positronemission tomography) scans

 a technique for imaging brain activity by recording the extent of metabolic activity in different regions of the brainduringdifferent cognitive or behavioural activities, through injecting aradioactive substance.

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July 28th 2021

behavioural therapy

 a form of treatmentthat aims to change behaviour by means of systematic desensitisation, behaviour modification, or aversiontherapy.