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Brain Cartography: Modern-Day Explorers Are Mapping the Wiring of the Human Mind


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Brain connectome

A colored 3D diffusion spectral imaging (DSI) scan made using data and software from the Human Connectome Project shows the bundles of white matter nerve fibers in the brain. Scientists are using technologies like DSI to gather information for a comprehensive mapping of the brain's "wiring."

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