Asked by Monika Handa on Jul 11, 2024



Which of the following is a brain-imaging method in which radioactive glucose is injected into the subject and a computer compiles a color-coded image of the activity of the brain?

A) electroencephalography (EEG)
B) computed tomography (CT)
C) positron emission tomography (PET)
D) functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

Radioactive Glucose

A form of glucose labeled with a radioactive isotope, used in medical imaging to track metabolic processes.

Positron Emission Tomography

A diagnostic imaging test that uses a radioactive substance to visualize and measure changes in metabolic processes and other physiological activities within the body.


A medical imaging technique that records the electrical activity of the brain.

  • Identify the brain-imaging methods that utilize radioactive substances to map brain activity.

Verified Answer

Marlo Ramos

1 week ago

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Positron emission tomography (PET) is the brain-imaging method that uses radioactive glucose to generate a color-coded image of brain activity.