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Trends Cogn Sci. 2018 Dec;22(12):1073-1075. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2018.08.010. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Modelling the Human Cortex in Three Dimensions.

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1
Aging and Cognition Research Group, DZNE, Magdeburg, 39106, Germany; Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences Magdeburg, Magdeburg, 39106, Germany; Department of Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, 04103, Germany. Electronic address: esther.kuehn@dzne.de.
2
Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA.

Abstract

In cognitive neuroscience, brain-behaviour relationships are usually mapped onto a 2D cortical sheet. Cortical layers are a critical but often ignored third dimension of human cortical function. Improved resolution has put us on the threshold of beginning to image human cognition in three dimensions.

KEYWORDS:

7 Tesla; MRI; laminar modelling; multisensory integration; ultra-high field imaging

PMID:
30236490
DOI:
10.1016/j.tics.2018.08.010

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