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Brain scans may be able to help people choose their careers, scientists claim.
Researchers used a magnetic resonance imaging scanner to study the brains of 40 volunteers seeking career guidance.
They found structure patterns that correlated with different kinds of ability, such as speed of reasoning, numerical skills, spatial awareness, and memory, as well as general intelligence.
The results matched test scores from a battery of traditional mental tests.
Originally posted by nikiano
I'd love to see what a brain scan says about me, but I'd hate for that same brain scan to limit my choices in life. Same with genetics. I think we're all given a blueprint, but making original choices choices and challenging ourselves can broaden our horizons.
I think the concept of pre-destination was big with the original Puritans, right? I think we've outgrown that by now.