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Can Machine Learning and Brain Imaging Create Better Diagnostics for Mental Illness?

News   Aug 18, 2020 | Original story from the University of Tokyo

 
Can Machine Learning and Brain Imaging Create Better Diagnostics for Mental Illness?

MRI images like this one were screened by a machine learning computer algorithm designed by a research team at the University of Tokyo. The algorithm learned to identify the brains of nonpatients, patients diagnosed with autism, and patients diagnosed with schizophrenia based on subtle but statistically important differences in the thickness, volume, or surface area of certain regions of the brain. Credit: Image by Shinsuke Koike, CC-BY

 
 
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