A new statistical method for improved brain mapping

Brain mapping involves finding the brain regions associated with different traits, such as diseases, cognitive functions, or behaviors, and is a major field of research in neuroscience. This approach is based on statistical ...


How brains form visual maps

Maps have played an important role in scientific progress. Claudius Ptolemaeus transformed our understanding of the world with his map of Earth, and Tycho Brahe enhanced understanding of the universe with his map of the stars. ...


Optimizing deep brain stimulation in patients with dystonia

Recent discoveries made by researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin may prove vital in improving the treatment of dystonia, a neurological movement disorder. Published in PNAS, their findings show that very ...


How brains create maps

In her debut book, "Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain—and How They Guide You," Rebecca Schwarzlose, a postdoctoral research scholar in the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine, describes ...

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Brain mapping

Brain mapping is a set of neuroscience techniques predicated on the mapping of (biological) quantities or properties onto spatial representations of the (human or non-human) brain resulting in maps.

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