Cortex Connections Mapped

Hagmann, Cammoun et al (2008). Mapping the Structural Core of Human Cerebral Cortex

In the human brain, neural activation patterns are shaped by the underlying structural connections that form a dense network of fiber pathways linking all regions of the cerebral cortex. Using diffusion imaging techniques, which allow the noninvasive mapping of fiber pathways, we constructed connection maps covering the entire cortical surface.

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