Today’s Friday Weird Science comes to you courtesy of the perspicacious Ivan Oransky, who was kind enough to send me this paper. And this paper is great. It’s proof that anything is worth measuring if you do it in an fMRI.
Have you ever wondered what happens to your brain when you pee? What areas might be active which allow that glorious golden shower? What is responsible for that feeling of relaxation and release? That feeling of relief when you REALLY have to go?
….do you have to pee RIGHT NOW? I bet you will by the end of this.
Krhut et al. “A Preliminary Report on the Use of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Simultaneous Urodynamics to Record Brain Activity During Micturition” Voiding Dysfunction, 2012.