Scibar - What functional brain imaging does and does not show

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) produces images of the human brain at work. These are both beautiful and alluring. This means that it is easy to over-interpret them; and unfortunately the media frequently succeed in doing so. Professor Passingham (University of Oxford) will explain what scans do not show and then illustrate what they can show asking a common everyday question: why it is bad to use a mobile while driving?