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Gregory Berns, M.D., Ph.D.

Gregory Berns, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Emory University and the author of the recently published What It’s Like to Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience.

Content by Gregory Berns, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Magazine Article

    Minds over matters

    Paul learns how to hold his head still in a mock-up of the MRI receiver that will pick up signals from his brain.

    How functional MRI can identify animals’ anxieties and prevent problem behaviors

    For the last six years, as part of our study of canine cognition, my colleagues and I at Emory University in Atlanta have been teaching dogs to lie still during MRI procedures without restraint or sedation.

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