All neuroimaging can be considered part of brain mapping. Brain mapping can be conceived as a higher form of neuroimaging, producing brain images supplemented by the result of additional (imaging or non-imaging) data processing or analysis, such as maps projecting (measures of) behavior onto brain regions (see fMRI). One such map, called a connectogram, depicts cortical regions around a circle, organized by lobes. Concentric circles within the ring represent various common neurological measurements, such as cortical thickness or curvature. In the center of the circles, lines representing white matter fibers illustrate the connections between cortical regions, weighted by fractional anisotropy and strength of connection.[1] Brain mapping techniques are constantly evolving, and rely on the development and refinement of image acquisition, representation, analysis, visualization and interpretation techniques. [2] Functional and structural neuroimaging are at the core of the mapping aspect of brain ...
BEVERLEY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Brain Mapping Foundation and the Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics announced the 2014 recipients of the prestigious Pioneer in Medicine Award, as well as their annual awards to recognize those who have made notable contributions to brain research in various ways, including the Healthcare Policy Award, Beacon of Courage and Dedication Award, and the Humanitarian Award. The Society will honor each recipient at the Brain Mapping Foundations Gala on March 17, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney as part of their 11th Annual World Congress in Australia.. Each year, SBMT and the Brain Mapping Foundation recognize individuals who have made a profound impact on our understanding of brain function and related diseases. Nominations are made by members of the society and decisions are made by the awards committee.. The Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award is presented to lawmakers who have demonstrated visionary policies ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Functional brain mapping and electrophysiological monitoring during awake craniotomy for intraaxial brain lesions. AU - Muragaki, Yoshihiro. AU - Maruyama, Takashi. AU - Iseki, Hiroshi. AU - Takakura, Kintomo. AU - Hori, Tomokatsu. PY - 2008/1. Y1 - 2008/1. N2 - Surgery for intracranial brain lesions located in the dominant hemisphere is associated with a high risk of postoperative speech disturbances. Detection of the functionally important cortical areas can be considered as a critical factor for avoidance of postoperative morbidity and for providing the optimal rate of resection for pathologies with narrow (gliomas) or absent (epileptic focus) microscopic borders with the normal cerebral tissue. Testing of the language function can be done preoperatively with the Wada test, functional MRI, and brain mapping with electrical stimulation after implantation of stereotactic electrodes or grid, and intraoperatively with cortical mapping and electrophysiological monitoring. Awake ...
Brain Mapping Foundation and the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) have established a relationship to identify the most important scientific and clinical contributions to the field, and recognize them with the prestigious Pioneer awards. The awards are presented in partnership with SBMT, industry leaders and other foundations to highlight the significant work done by scientists, industry leaders, individuals, and policymakers.[26][27] Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is the only award recipient who has been recognized twice by the Society and the Foundation for her courage and dedication toward raising awareness for neurotrauma as well as her role in healthcare reform; she was awarded a Beacon of courage and dedication and Pioneer in healthcare policy award by the Foundation and the Society.[28][29] ...
Brain mapping, or QEEG, is a test that collects electrical activity information from the whole brain. The data collected from one individuals brain map is then compared to hundreds of others brain maps who dont show complaints or concerns in mood, attention, or cognitive dysfunction. Brain mappings show how the patient feels, handles stress, how well they pay attention, cognitive function, and other mood disorders, laying a foundation for possible treatment with Neurofeedback.. Brain mapping is performed using a cloth cap with wires, a computer screen, software, and specialized hardware to read brain electrical activity. The cloth cap contains multiple holes which is placed onto the patients head. The holes will then fill up with the conductive gel to allow the wires to read the brain waves/electrical activity. Data is received within 3-5 minutes from the time the electrical activity begin and is then saved and sent to a database for further comparison and study. This typically takes 30-45 ...
The Brain Mapping Foundation is one of the worlds leading cutting-edge scientific organizations, focused on pushing the boundaries of science, technology and medicine in order to rapidly advance the treatment of neurological conditions such as traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, brain tumors and neurodegenerative diseases. The organization works closely with the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) in order to help both wounded warriors and civilians afflicted with such neurological conditions.. Each year the Brain Mapping Foundation recognizes humanitarian work done by leading scientists and members of SBMT who have brought the best technology, science and medicine to bear on the needs of the underserved as well as those in war-torn regions as part of a program called Global Physicians and Scientists (GPS). The Foundation honors such remarkable scientists with its Humanitarian Award.. This year the award is presented to US Army Colonel Geoffrey S.F.. Ling, ...
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It has consistently been reported that negative subsequent memory effects-lower study activity for later remembered than later forgotten items-are attenuated in older individuals. The present functional magnetic resonance imaging study investigated whether these findings extend to subsequent memory effects associated with successful encoding of item-context information. Older (n = 25) and young (n = 17) subjects were scanned while making 1 of 2 encoding judgments on a series of pictures. Memory was assessed for the study item and, for items judged old, the items encoding task. Both memory judgments were made using confidence ratings, permitting item and source memory strength to be unconfounded and source confidence to be equated across age groups. Replicating prior findings, negative item effects in regions of the default mode network in young subjects were reversed in older subjects. Negative source effects, however, were invariant with respect to age and, in both age groups, the magnitude ...
TY - GEN. T1 - Construction of annotated data for analysis of recorded cortical mapping videos. AU - Nishimura, Toshihiko. AU - Nagao, Tomoharu. AU - Iseki, Hiroshi. AU - Muragaki, Yoshihiro. AU - Tamura, Manabu. AU - Minami, Shinji. PY - 2016/4/7. Y1 - 2016/4/7. N2 - There is a need of surgery workflow analysis to increase an efficiency of advanced medical care. Surgical Operations have been recorded by several sensors for such as postoperative analysis and incidents detection. In particular, surgical video recording is commonly used, so there are some audio-visual recorded data, and they are useful to obtain a better understandings and description of advanced surgical operations. However, the recorded videos are not usually annotated, so it is not simple to conduct computational analysis, and data annotation is necessary to handle by computer. We target videos of awake craniotomy which is a special neurosurgery in this work. The cortical mapping process is the most important for brain tumor ...
The researchers designed and evaluated a quick and simple fMRI task for use in functional brain mapping. Functional MRI can show brain activity in response to stimuli (in contrast to conventional brain MRI, which shows anatomy only). Before neurosurgery for severe epilepsy or brain tumors, functional brain mapping provides essential information on the location of critical brain areas governing speech and other functions.. The standard approach to brain mapping is direct electrocortical stimulation (ECS) - recording brain activity from electrodes placed on the brain surface. However, this requires several hours of testing and may not be applicable in all patients. Previous studies have compared fMRI techniques with ECS, but mainly for determining the side of language function (lateralization) rather than the precise location (localization).. The new fMRI task was developed and evaluated in 28 healthy volunteers and in 35 patients undergoing surgery for brain tumors or epilepsy. The test used a ...
Psychology Definition of BRAIN MAPPING: n. a visual representation which illustrates the different brain regions and the specific functions assigned to each. Much of the information used in
Events - Organization for Human Brain Mapping - OHBM 2016 - - - - - - The Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) is committed to using neuroimaging technology to discover how the brain works and is dedicated to sharing these discoveries through scientific education and research. We accomplish this goal throughout the year but especially at our Annual Meeting. We encourage you to consider supporting OHBM again by joining us in Geneva, Switzerland June 26-30, 2016. - Keynote speaker - June 2016 - June 2016
Main description: Brain Mapping: A Comprehensive Reference offers foundational information for students and researchers across neuroscience. With over 300 articles and a media rich environment, this resource provides exhaustive coverage of the methods and systems involved in brain mapping, fully links the data to disease (presenting side by side maps of healthy and diseased brains for direct comparisons), and offers data sets and fully annotated color images. Each entry is built on a layered approach of the content - basic information for those new to the area and more detailed material for experienced readers. Edited and authored by the leading experts in the field, this work offers the most reputable, easily searchable content with cross referencing across articles, a one-stop reference for students, researchers and teaching faculty.. ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Differential brain activation associated with laser-evoked burning and pricking pain. T2 - An event-related fMRI study. AU - Veldhuijzen, Dieuwke S.. AU - Nemenov, Michael I.. AU - Keaser, Michael. AU - Zhuo, Jiachen. AU - Gullapalli, Rao P.. AU - Greenspan, Joel D.. PY - 2009/1/1. Y1 - 2009/1/1. N2 - An important question remains as to how the brain differentially processes first (pricking) pain mediated by Aδ-nociceptors versus second (burning) pain mediated by C-nociceptors. In the present cross-over randomized, within-subjects controlled study, brain activity patterns were examined with event-related fMRI while pricking and burning pain were selectively evoked using a diode laser. Stimuli evoking equivalent pain intensities were delivered to the dorsum of the left foot. Different laser parameters were used to elicit pricking (60 ms pulse duration) and burning (2.0 s pulse duration) pain. Whole brain group analysis showed that several brain areas were commonly activated by ...
Lyttleton, O., Dierker, D., Van Essen, D. and Evans, A. (2008) Common cortical fold variants explored using PAS and CIVET surface registration techniques. Org. Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting, Abstract #300. Harwell, J., Bremen, H., Coulon, O., Dierker, D., Reynolds, R.C., Silva, C., Teich, K., Van Essen, D.C., Warfield, S.K., and Saad, Z.S. (2008) GIfTI: A geometric data format for interoperable exchange of surface-based brain mapping data. Org. Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting, Abstract #499. Botteron, K., Dierker, D., Todd, R., Alexopolous, J., Seung, D., Han, K., Nishino, T., Reid, E., Todorov, A., and Van Essen, D.C. (2008) Human vs. computer algorithm choices in identifying identical twin pairs based on cortical shape characteristics †Who’s better? Org. Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting, Abstract #1595. Van Essen, D.C., Vincent, J., Snyder, A., and Raichle, M. (2008) Comparison of putative default networks in macaque and human cerebral cortex. Org. Human Brain Mapping ...
Lyttleton, O., Dierker, D., Van Essen, D. and Evans, A. (2008) Common cortical fold variants explored using PAS and CIVET surface registration techniques. Org. Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting, Abstract #300. Harwell, J., Bremen, H., Coulon, O., Dierker, D., Reynolds, R.C., Silva, C., Teich, K., Van Essen, D.C., Warfield, S.K., and Saad, Z.S. (2008) GIfTI: A geometric data format for interoperable exchange of surface-based brain mapping data. Org. Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting, Abstract #499. Botteron, K., Dierker, D., Todd, R., Alexopolous, J., Seung, D., Han, K., Nishino, T., Reid, E., Todorov, A., and Van Essen, D.C. (2008) Human vs. computer algorithm choices in identifying identical twin pairs based on cortical shape characteristics †Who’s better? Org. Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting, Abstract #1595. Van Essen, D.C., Vincent, J., Snyder, A., and Raichle, M. (2008) Comparison of putative default networks in macaque and human cerebral cortex. Org. Human Brain Mapping ...
Surgeons rely on intraoperative monitoring to evade irreparable damage to the patients sensory, auditory, and visual structures, as well as injury to the nerves that control movement and reflexes. Cortical mapping allows the surgeon to safely navigate the brain by identifying the central sulcus and localizing specific motor and sensory regions. Although pre-operative localization of both motor and sensory cortex can be done non-invasively with the use of MRI, PET, MEG, or SPECT technology, surgical resection of the brain often requires direct recording from the surface of the brain. Grid electrodes placed on the brain surface generate responses that set spatial limits for the surgeon by indicating which zones of the brain must be avoided so as to eliminate post-operative deficits. The objective of the cortical mapping procedure is to minimize operative risk and morbidity while maximizing the extent of resection.. Intraoperative monitoring (IOM) has become an essential tool during this procedure ...
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall objective of the present proposal is to develop, evaluate, distribute, and apply tools for quantitative meta-analysis of the human functional brain mapping (HFBM) literature. The BrainMap database may be used as an internet-based resource for retrieval, coding, and filtering papers that is required for an HFBM meta-analysis. BrainMap has been fully implemented in a multi-platform software environment (Java) and populated with ,750 papers and , 3,000 experiments (,20% of the literature meeting our inclusion criteria). It is now proposed: to extend the functionality of coordinate-based, voxel- wise meta-analysis (CVM) (Aim 1); to extend network analysis of CVM datasets (Aim 2); to create optimal high-resolution brain templates for spatial normalization that are representative of large groups of subjects (Aim 3); and to develop methods for returning functional labels and metrics of label likelihood for any given anatomical coordinate and serve these ...
The present study examined the relations between the lesions linked to visual and tactile extinction (VE and TE), and those related to visual field defects and spatial neglect. Continuous variations in patients performance were used to assess the link between behavioural scores and integrity of both grey and white matter (GM and WM). We found both common and distinct neural substrates associated with extinction and neglect. Damage to angular and middle occipital gyri, superior temporal sulcus (STS) and insula were linked to VE. Lesions involving the supramarginal gyrus (SMG), intraparietal sulcus, middle frontal and superior temporal gyri (MFG and STG) were associated exclusively with spatial neglect. Lesions affecting the temporo-parietal junction (TPJ), the middle temporal region, middle frontal area (BA46) as well as the insula and putamen were linked to both spatial neglect and VE. Analysis of the relations between VE and TE highlighted the TPJ as the common site for both modalities. These findings
HBM 2000 will bring more than a thousand scientists from the international brain mapping community to Texas, said Dr. Peter T. Fox, director of the Research Imaging Center and professor of medicine, psychiatry and radiology at UTHSC. The visiting scientists will consider nearly a thousand scientific abstracts in 12 categories, including attention, memory, cognition, emotion, language, neurological disorders, psychiatric disorders, perception and physiology. Brain mapping involves functional and structural assessment of the brain, with an emphasis on non-invasive measurements. This annual conference is a direct expression of the needs of the brain mapping scientific community, Dr. Fox said. The Organization for Human Brain Mapping was created in 1995 specifically for the purpose of providing a venue for dissemination of findings and interactions among scientists in this burgeoning field. Brain mapping was in its infancy in the early 1980s. Today, researchers in this field are studying ...
June 26th - June 30th (This is a Friday to Tuesday meeting pattern). The OHBM Annual Meeting is the place to learn about the latest international research across modalities in human brain mapping. It is an opportunity for you to have one-on-one discussions with experts in the field and connect with your peers from all over the world. At the educational sessions, junior and senior scientists of various backgrounds teach about the most current and ground-breaking developments in the field, including machine learning techniques, high resolution imaging and most recently also open science methods. The meeting is held every June at stunning locations alternating between North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The 2020 meeting will be held at the beautiful Palais des congress de Montreal.. Montréal is a beautiful city renowned for its international flavor and inspiring diversity. Located on an island in the St. Lawrence River, it is home to approximately 1.6 million residents and the ...
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Patients and neurosurgeons alike benefit from Dr. McKhanns expertise with brain mapping. The technique is growing in popularity.
A recent study showed that topographic field maps of complex cognitive functions, such as numerosity, exist in the human brain. This is an exciting, novel approach for studying the neural representation of high-level cognition. However, the results can also be explained on the basis of the
A range of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques are widely used for mapping of brain functions in humans and animals, but they have a major limitation in common: They record indirect measures such as blood oxygenation changes. In the Lundbeck Foundation Experiment project, a team lead by Dr. Hanson will develop a fundamentally new and direct technique for mapping tiny magnetic field changes caused by fluctuating neuronal currents. The magnetic field changes are in principle measurable inside the brain by MRI, but the measurement times are too long to capture the fast field changes. The project proposes a robust imaging method that will improve the time resolution to a tenth of a second, thus offering a unique tool for direct mapping of brain activity, identified by comparing simultaneously recorded MRI and electrical measurements of brain activity (electroencephalography, EEG). The method will open up fundamentally novel avenues in basic and clinical neuroimaging. The aim is to ...
Lineage tracing using a knockin Pdgfra-rtTA tool indicates distinct contributions of this cell lineage to myofibroblasts in normal development, fibrosis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia models.
A new and relatively simple technique for mapping the wiring of the brain has shown a correlation between how well connected an individuals brain regions are and their intelligence, say researchers at the University of Cambridge.
Search topic: fMRI in Presurgical Brain Mapping Brain Mapping[Mesh] AND Magnetic Resonance Imaging[Mesh] AND (functional[All Fields] OR fmri[All Fields]) AND (presurgical[All Fields] OR Preoperative Care[Mesh] OR Surgery, Computer-Assisted[Mesh]) AND (humans[MeSH Terms] AND English[lang]) ...
Protocols build new bridges around potentially damaged or mal-functioning parts of the brain. New neuropathways are created through the efforts of computer generated, patient specific protocols of alternating lights and sound waves. This method of brain exercising is equal to exercising your body in the gym. As stated above, your brain is not altered. Rather, unused or under-used areas of the brain are stimulated in order to retrain the parts of the brain that are not operating optimally. This is why it is referred to as Brain Training. Cellular memory causes the brain to function in the same old way. Retraining the brain stimulates the neuropathways and allows your brain to operate optimally ...
Dick F, Saygin AP, Galati G, Pitzalis S, Bentrovato S, DAmico S, Wilson S, Bates E, Pizzamiglio L (2007): What is involved and what is necessary for complex linguistic and nonlinguistic auditory processing: Evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging and lesion data. J Cogn Neurosci 19:799-816 ...
A domain-general framework for interpreting data on human functional brain development is presented. Assumptions underlying the general theory and predictions derived from it are discussed. Developmental functional neuroimaging data from the domains of face processing, social cognition, word learnin …
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Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) shows significant potential as a tool for predicting clinically important information such as future disease progression or drug effect from brain activity. Multivariate techniques have been developed that combine fMRI signals from across the brain to produce more robust predictive capabilities than can be obtained from single regions. However, the high dimensionality of fMRI data makes overfitting a significant problem. Reliable methods are needed for transforming fMRI data to a set of signals reflecting the underlying spatially extended patterns of neural dynamics. This paper demonstrates a task-specific Independent Component Analysis (ICA) procedure which identifies signals associated with coherent functional brain networks, and shows that these signals can be used for accurate and interpretable prediction. The task-specific ICA parcellations outperformed other feature generation methods in two separate datasets including parcellations based on resting
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In an attempt to understand the functioning of Human Brain, President Obama will unveil a $100 million initiative named as BRAIN (Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) on Tuesday. This project will help to find new ways to prevent many mental disorders like Alzheimers disease, epilepsy
Michels, Lars; Bucher, K; Brem, S; Halder, P; Lüchinger, R; Liechti, M; Martin, E; Jeanmonod, D; Kröll, J; Brandeis, D (2011). Does Greater Low Frequency EEG Activity in Normal Immaturity and in Children with Epilepsy Arise in the Same Neuronal Network? Brain Topography, 24(1):78-89.. Loenneker, T; Klaver, P; Bucher, K; Lichtensteiger, J; Imfeld, A; Martin, E (2011). Microstructural development: Organizational differences of the fiber architecture between children and adults in dorsal and ventral visual streams. Human Brain Mapping, 32(6):935-946.. Maurer, U; Schulz, E; Brem, S; der Mark, S van; Bucher, K; Martin, E; Brandeis, D (2011). The development of print tuning in children with dyslexia: Evidence from longitudinal ERP data supported by fMRI. NeuroImage, 57(3):714-722.. van der Mark, S; Klaver, P; Bucher, K; Maurer, U; Schulz, E; Brem, S; Martin, E; Brandeis, D (2011). The left occipitotemporal system in reading: Disruption of focal fMRI connectivity to left inferior frontal and inferior ...
The most ambitious programme to research the human brain is currently underway at the Laboratory of Neuroimaging (LONI) at the University of California, Los Angeles. Over 5000 volunteers have been mapped so a far with more to come. The aim is to produce the most complete picture of human brain development ever undertaken. - 48 per page (session default)
New methods for mapping pain in the brain not only validate sufferers of chronic pain but might someday also lead to better treatment
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Functional brain mapping by blood oxygenation level-dependent contrast magnetic resonance imaging. A comparison of signal characteristics with a biophysical model. AU - Ogawa, S.. AU - Menon, R. S.. AU - Tank, D. W.. AU - Kim, S. G.. AU - Merkle, H.. AU - Ellermann, J. M.. AU - Ugurbil, K.. PY - 1993. Y1 - 1993. N2 - It recently has been demonstrated that magnetic resonance imaging can be used to map changes in brain hemodynamics produced by human mental operations. One method under development relies on blood oxygenation level-dependent (BOLD) contrast: a change in the signal strength of brain water protons produced by the paramagnetic effects of venous blood deoxyhemoglobin. Here we discuss the basic quantitative features of the observed BOLD-based signal changes, including the signal amplitude and its magnetic field dependence and dynamic effects such as a pronounced oscillatory pattern that is induced in the signal from primary visual cortex during photic stimulation ...
The present fMRI experiment employed associative recognition to investigate the relationships between age and encoding-related negative subsequent memory effects and task-negative effects. Young, middle-aged and older adults (total n=136) were scanned while they made relational judgments on visually presented word pairs. In a later memory test, the participants made associative recognition judgments on studied, rearranged (items studied on different trials) and new pairs. Several regions, mostly localized to the default mode network, demonstrated negative subsequent memory effects in an across age-group analysis. All but one of these regions also demonstrated task-negative effects, although there was no correlation between the size of the respective effects. Whereas negative subsequent memory effects demonstrated a graded attenuation with age, task-negative effects declined markedly between the young and the middle-aged group, but showed no further reduction in the older group. Negative ...
The fluctuations in a brain regions activation levels over a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) time-course are used in functional connectivity (FC) to identify networks with synchronous responses. It is increasingly recognized that multi-voxel activity patterns contain information that cannot be extracted from univariate activation levels. Here we present a novel analysis method that quantifies regions synchrony in multi-voxel activity pattern discriminability, rather than univariate activation, across a timeseries. We introduce a measure of multi-voxel pattern discriminability at each time-point, which is then used to identify regions that share synchronous time-courses of condition-specific multi-voxel information. This method has the sensitivity and access to distributed information that multi-voxel pattern analysis enjoys, allowing it to be applied to data from conditions not separable by univariate responses. We demonstrate this by analyzing data collected while people viewed four
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The objective of this study was to investigate how acetylcholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI) treatment affects brain function in Parkinsons disease (PD). Twelve patients with PD and either dementia or mild cognitive impairment underwent task-free functional magnetic resonance imaging before and after 3 months of ChEI treatment and were compared with 15 age- and sex-matched neurologically healthy controls. Regional spontaneous brain activity was measured using the fractional amplitude of low-frequency fluctuations. At baseline, patients showed reduced spontaneous brain activity in regions important for motor control (eg, caudate, supplementary motor area, precentral gyrus, thalamus), attention and executive functions (eg, lateral prefrontal cortex), and episodic memory (eg, precuneus, angular gyrus, hippocampus). After treatment, the patients showed a similar but less extensive pattern of reduced spontaneous brain activity relative to controls. Spontaneous brain activity deficits in the left ...
A large-scale, coordinate-based meta-analysis of task-related deactivations was performed on studies archived in the BrainMap database to identify consistent nodes of the default mode network. Using ALE (Eickhoff et al., 2009b), DMN regions were identified in the precuneus, posterior and ventral anterior cingulate cortices, medial prefrontal cortex, bilateral inferior parietal lobules, bilateral middle temporal gyri, and left middle frontal gyrus. For each DMN node, behavioral profiles were constructed using BrainMap tools to quantitatively assess their functional attributes when active (not during rest), and MACM were created to identify dissociable patterns of functional connectivity when unconstrained by any specific task. MACM maps were compared to determine which DMN nodes had the greatest degree of connectivity with other nodes, yielding a meta-analytic model of connectivity between default mode regions. Behavioral profiles of node sets were tested to determine significant functional ...
The intrinsic functional connectivity networks of human lateral frontal cortex are displayed for a 4-mm seed region that is gradually moved along the cortical surface. The functional connectivity networks are estimated on the surface using resting-state functional MRI data from 1000 young adults. The seed region begins in a region at or near the human homologue of FEF and gradually moves through distinct lateral frontal regions including those primarily coupled to limbic regions. The borders reflect estimates of networks from the 17-network parcellation of Yeo et al. (2011; see Figure 13). Note that multiple interdigitated networks converge on contiguous regions of frontal cortex. Some of these regions are embedded within sensory-motor circuits; others are absent coupling to sensory or motor regions and are embedded within networks comprising what has come to be known as the default network. Thus, human lateral frontal cortex represents a nexus of multiple, interdigitated association pathways. ...
The intrinsic functional connectivity networks of human lateral frontal cortex are displayed for a 4-mm seed region that is gradually moved along the cortical surface. The functional connectivity networks are estimated on the surface using resting-state functional MRI data from 1000 young adults. The seed region begins in a region at or near the human homologue of FEF and gradually moves through distinct lateral frontal regions including those primarily coupled to limbic regions. The borders reflect estimates of networks from the 17-network parcellation of Yeo et al. (2011; see Figure 13). Note that multiple interdigitated networks converge on contiguous regions of frontal cortex. Some of these regions are embedded within sensory-motor circuits; others are absent coupling to sensory or motor regions and are embedded within networks comprising what has come to be known as the default network. Thus, human lateral frontal cortex represents a nexus of multiple, interdigitated association pathways. ...
Patients with later-life depression (LLD) show abnormal gray matter (GM) volume, white matter (WM) integrity and functional connectivity in the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) and posterior superior temporal gyrus (pSTG), but it remains unclear whether these abnormalities persist over time. We examined whether structural and functional abnormalities in these two regions are present within the same subjects during depressed vs. remitted phases. Sixteen patients with LLD and 30 healthy subjects were studied over a period of 1.5 years. Brain images obtained with a 3-Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system were analyzed by voxel-based morphometry of the GM volume, and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and resting-state functional MRI were used to assess ACC-pSTG connectivity. Patients with LLD in the depressed and remitted phases showed significantly smaller GM volume in the left ACC and left pSTG than healthy subjects. Both patients with LLD in the depressed and remitted phases had significantly higher
Eye contact provides a communicative link between humans, prompting joint attention. As spontaneous brain activity might have an important role in the coordination of neuronal processing within the brain, their inter-subject synchronization might occur during eye contact. To test this, we conducted simultaneous functional MRI in pairs of adults. Eye contact was maintained at baseline while the subjects engaged in real-time gaze exchange in a joint attention task. Averted gaze activated the bilateral occipital pole extending to the right posterior superior temporal sulcus, the dorso-medial prefrontal cortex, and the bilateral inferior frontal gyrus. Following a partners gaze toward an object activated the left intraparietal sulcus. After all the task-related effects were modeled out, inter-individual correlation analysis of residual time-courses was performed. Paired subjects showed more prominent correlations than non-paired subjects in the right inferior frontal gyrus, suggesting that this ...
Results Our findings showed that in the ipsilateral hemisphere, MT induced a higher activation in the SMA and SPL than NoT. With regard to the activation of the ipsilateral SMC, only one channel was found showing superior effects of MT compared with NoT. In addition, MT can strengthen the functional connectivity between the SMC and SMA. In the contralateral hemisphere, both movement complexity and visual direction showed significant main effects in the SMC, while only movement complexity showed a significant main effect in the SMA and SPL. The precuneus of both sides was deactivated and showed no significant difference among the four conditions ...
Storage-fixation control. Consider first the activations and deactivations for the storage-fixation subtraction reported in Table 1. This condition closely approximates the condition used by Fiez et al. (1996). We find activation in left inferior frontal gyrus (Brocas area), left premotor cortex, supplementary motor cortex, and right cerebellum, all of which are characteristic of a circuit for verbal working memory (Fig. 1). We also find activation in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in both left and right hemispheres, a pattern that has also often been associated with some verbal working memory tasks (Smith et al., 1996; Cohen et al., 1997). In addition, there is reliable activation in left cerebellum and in right inferior frontal gyrus, both of which are approximately homologous to activations found in the opposite hemisphere (homologous bilateral activation is often found in studies using working memory tasks; Smith et al., 1996).. In addition to these sites, note also that there is reliable ...
The impact of ECT on global functional connectivity change (as opposed to the many reported widespread effects on other aspects of brain function) appears remarkably restricted and lateralized, limited to an area within the left DLPFC. This finding is consistent with long-standing recognition that the DLPFC is an executive component of brain circuitry implicated in depressive disorder and cognitive function (10, 15), both of which are substantially affected by ECT (2), whereas the laterality of the finding mirrors asymmetries in DLPFC activity in depressed patients (16). The connectivity map obtained using this DLPFC region as a seed region for a connectivity analysis with the pretreatment fMRI data (Fig. 3, area displayed in orange) includes the corresponding portion of the right DLPFC; the more dorsal part of the medial prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate; and portions of the left supramarginal gyrus, angular gyrus, and somatosensory association cortex. Functional connectivity between the ...
SummaryThe origin, course, and termination of parieto-temporal connections in the rhesus monkey were studied by autoradiographic techniques. The caudal third of the inferior parietal lobule (including the adjacent lower bank of the intraparietal sulcus) is the chief source of these projections. It projects to three separate architectonic areas in the superior temporal sulcus and to three different areas on the ventral surface of the temporal lobe: the parahippocampal gyrus, presubiculum, and perirhinal cortex. The mid-inferior parietal lobule and medial surface of the parietal lobe, by contrast, project only to the caudal upper bank of the superior temporal sulcus. The rostral inferior parietal lobule and the superior parietal lobule, as well as the postcentral gyrus and rostral parietal operculum, do not project to the temporal lobe. Fibers travel from the posterior parietal region to temporal cortex by way of several different routes. One fiber bundle courses in the superior temporal gyrus and
OBJECTIVE: Elevated levels of cardiac troponin, and especially their relative changes over time, indicate acute myocardial injury. They are also frequently observed after acute ischemic stroke (AIS), indicating poor functional outcome and increased mortality. However, recent evidence showed that, in most AIS patients, myocardial injury is not caused by coronary ischemia. Instead, stroke lesion location has been suggested to precipitate myocardial injury. METHODS: Voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping (VLSM) was used in 299 patients who had a magnetic resonance imaging-confirmed acute ischemic stroke within the anterior circulation and a high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) acquired on the day of admission ...
The Institute of Medical Science (IMS) Data Blitz Series profiles faculty who are making significant contributions to research in the IMS. In this video Dr. Sunit Das talks about Improving awake craniotomy and brain mapping to maximize safe resection in patients with brain tumours.. Dr. Sunit Das is a scientist in the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science of St. Michaels Hospital and Assistant Professor, Surgery/Neurosurgery at St. Michaels Hospital.. ...
TY - ABST. T1 - New perspectives in brain mapping and neuroimaging of human pain. AU - Chen, Andrew C. N.. PY - 2000. Y1 - 2000. U2 - 10.1016/S0167-8760(99)00094-X. DO - 10.1016/S0167-8760(99)00094-X. M3 - Conference abstract in journal. VL - 35. SP - 2. EP - 3. JO - International Journal of Psychophysiology. JF - International Journal of Psychophysiology. SN - 0167-8760. IS - 1. ER - ...
Objective:To find a simple and accurate method to orient the cerebral cortex functional areas on CT scan images.Materials and methods:After CT scanning 30 heads specimens,their transverse sections were cut according to the scanning sections.Then compare the CT image and the transverse sections to find a new method,which could identify the functional areas of cerebral cortex on CT image.Results:The cerebral neural process could easily be found on both transverse sections and CT image.So the method to orient the functional areas based on the neural process identification was found.Conclusions:The neural process delivered from cerebral marrow is corresponding to cerebral gyrus.So the corresponding functional area could be distinguished,provided the neural process was identified.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently rated biofeedback as evidence-based Level 1-Best Support for treating ADHD. We spoke to Anthony Silver, MS, MA, MFT, BCIA-EEG, director of Gray Matters in Westport, CT, about biofeedback, neurofeedback, and brain mapping and how they help diagnose and treat ADHD.
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Abnormal whole-brain functional connectivity in patients with primary insomnia Chao Li, Mengshi Dong, Yi Yin, Kelei Hua, Shishun Fu, Guihua Jiang Department of Medical Imaging, The Affiliated Guangdong No 2 Provincial People’s Hospital of Southern Medical University, The Third Clinical Medical College of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China Abstract: The investigation of the mechanism of insomnia could provide the basis for improved understanding and treatment of insomnia. The aim of this study is to investigate the abnormal functional connectivity throughout the entire brain of insomnia patients, and analyze the global distribution of these abnormalities. Whole brains of 50 patients with insomnia and 40 healthy controls were divided into 116 regions and abnormal connectivities were identified by comparing the Pearson’s correlation coefficients of each pair using general linear model analyses with covariates of age, sex, and
6th Annual World Congress for Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy Annual Congress of the International Brain Mapping and Intraoperative Surgical Planning Society - IBMISPS 26-29 August 2009 Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA CALL FOR PAPERS - Abstract Submission Deadline: 27 March 2009 www.ibmisps-worldcongress.org The Board of Directors of the International Brain Mapping Foundation invites you to become a member or sponsor of a CME credited multidisciplinary clinical and basic science research forum. The congress program will consist of invited keynote lectures and presentations selected from submitted abstracts for which contributions are now invited. Coverage will range from basic translational research and multidisciplinary clinical practice and surgery to healthcare policy and neuroeconomics, including: - Brain mapping - Image guided therapy/surgery - Healthcare policy - FDA regulations - Bioethics and neuroeconomics - Biomedical, chemical and materials engineering - Neuroscience - ...
Hey Readers! Good news: I get the results of my brain mapping this Saturday. YEAH!! This post will be about what the tests were like a few weeks ago….and how I believe I did as well as my prediction for what Doc will say. As previously posted, I wish to try Neurofeedback therapy in order…
By CATHY ELSINGER, PhD. Recent advances in functional neuroimaging techniques have revolutionized the approach to surgical planning. Blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) functional MRI (fMRI) is a noninvasive imaging tool with enormous potential in the field of brain mapping, combining high-resolution anatomical images and physiological information. Functional imaging data provides critical information to the neurosurgeon in terms of deciding which therapy to employ and in considering therapeutic approaches that might otherwise be dismissed due to perceived procedural risk. Adopting fMRI technology for clinical brain mapping has increased not only due to improved outcomes but also in part to the introduction of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes which provide a mechanism for insurance reimbursement.. During the early years of BOLD imaging, software for stimulus delivery and analysis of BOLD imaging data was developed by researchers and available as freeware. Peripheral equipment for ...
The global brain mapping instruments marketsize was valued at USD 1.49 billion in 2018 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR 5.8%. Rising adoption of new technologies, increasing health concerns and increasing prevalence of neurological diseases are driving the market growth.
In a healthy young brain, activity in the DMN quickly diminishes when a person engages in an activity that requires focus on the external environment. Older people, people with Alzheimers disease and those who are schizophrenic have more difficulty down-regulating the DMN so that other brain networks can come to the fore, Kramer said.. A recent study by Kramer, Voss and their colleagues found that older adults who are more fit tend to have better connectivity in specific regions of the DMN than their sedentary peers. Those with more connectivity in the DMN also tend to be better at planning, prioritizing, strategizing and multi-tasking.. The new study used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to determine whether aerobic activity increased connectivity in the DMN or other brain networks. The researchers measured participants brain connectivity and performance on cognitive tasks at the beginning of the study, at six months and after a year of either walking or toning and ...
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In sensorimotor integration, sensory input and motor output signals are combined to provide an internal estimate of the state of both the world and ones own body. Although a single perceptual and motor snapshot can provide information about the current state, computational models show that the state can be optimally estimated by a recursive process in which an internal estimate is maintained and updated by the current sensory and motor signals. These models predict that an internal state estimate is maintained or stored in the brain. Here we report a patient with a lesion of the superior parietal lobe who shows both sensory and motor deficits consistent with an inability to maintain such an internal representation between updates. Our findings suggest that the superior parietal lobe is critical for sensorimotor integration, by maintaining an internal representation of the bodys state.
Food cues were associated with increased blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) response in the left amygdala, bilateral insula, bilateral orbital frontal cortex, and striatum. Smoking cues were associated with increased BOLD signal in the same areas, with the exception of the insula. However, the smoking meta-analysis of brain maps correlating cue-reactivity with subjective craving did identify the insula, suggesting that insula activation is only found when craving levels are high. The brain areas identified here are involved in learning, memory and motivation, and their cue-induced activity is an index of the incentive salience of the cues ...
Nociceptive processing within the human brain takes place within two distinct and parallel systems: the lateral and medial pain systems. Current knowledge indicates that the lateral system is involved in processing the sensory-discriminative aspects of pain, and that the medial system is involved in processing the affective-motivational aspects of pain. Hemispheric differences in brain activation (lateralisation) during nociceptive processing were studied to further clarify the division of function between the lateral and medial pain systems. Hemispheric lateralisation was studied by applying painful CO(2) laser stimuli of 3-s duration sequentially to the left and right medial lower calves of five normal right-handed human subjects. The resultant brain activity was measured using 3-T functional magnetic resonance imaging, by determining significant changes in blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) signal and applying a general linear modelling approach. Volumes of interest were defined for the primary and
Below it, projection fibers arising from the cortex and directed towards the internal capsule, together with fibers ascending from below towards the cortex, form the corona radiata. The former occupy a narrow space on each side of the bodies of the lateral ventricles. Similarly, a special contingent of fibers comes from the lateral geniculate body and reaches the occipital cortex, passing laterally to the occipital horn of the lateral ventricles, be- ing more horizontally oriented. e. the final part of the visual pathway. Superior frontal sulcus CIngulate gyrus > Middle frontal gyrus (F2) Body of fornix ^ Superior precentral sulcus Body of lateral ventricle Precentral gyrus Circular insular sulcus »• Central or rolandic operculum Third ventricle Lateral fissure of Sylvius Short insular gyrus Superior temporal gyrus (Tl) Long insular gyrus Superior temporal sulcus Hippocampus Middle temporal gyrus (T2) Inferior temporal sulcus Inferior temporal gyrus (T3) Vertebral arteries - * Lateral ...
MATERIALS AND METHODS: We identified 26 surgically na,fkve patients referred for presurgical fMRI brain mapping who had undergone both satisfactory ventral motor activation tasks and resting-state fMRI. Following standard preprocessing for task-based fMRI and resting-state fMRI, general linear model analysis of the ventral motor tasks and independent component analysis of resting-state fMRI were performed with the number of components set to 20, 30, 40, and 50. Visual overlap of task-based fMRI and resting-state fMRI at different component levels was assessed and categorized as full match, partial match, or no match. Rest-versus-task-fMRI concordance was calculated with Dice coefficients across varying fMRI thresholds before and after noise removal. Multithresholded Dice coefficient volume under the surface was calculated. ...
The human pulvinar is the largest thalamic area in terms of size and cortical connectivity. Although much is known about regional pulvinar structural anatomy, relatively little is known about pulvinar functional anatomy in humans. Cooccurrence of experimentally induced brain activity is a traditional metric used to establish interregional brain connectivity and forms the foundation of functional neuroimaging connectivity analyses. Because functional neuroimaging studies report task-related coactivations within a standardized space, meta-analysis of many whole-brain studies can define the brains interregional coactivation across many tasks. Such an analysis can also detect and define variations in functional coactivations within a particular region. Here we use coactivation profiles reported in ∼ 7,700 functional neuroimaging studies to parcellate and define the pulvinars functional anatomy. Parcellation of the pulvinars coactivation profile identified five clusters per pulvinar of distinct
Visual search is a fundamental human behavior, providing a gateway to understanding other sensory domains as well as the role of search in higher-order cognition. Search has been proposed to include two component processes: inefficient search (search) and efficient search (pop-out). According to extant research, these two processes map onto two separable neural systems located in the frontal and parietal association cortices. In this study, we use intracranial recordings from 23 participants to delineate the neural correlates of search and pop-out with an unprecedented combination of spatiotemporal resolution and coverage across cortical and subcortical structures. First, we demonstrate a role for the medial temporal lobe in visual search, on par with engagement in frontal and parietal association cortex. Second, we show a gradient of increasing engagement over anatomical space from dorsal to ventral lateral frontal cortex. Third, we confirm previous intracranial work demonstrating nearly ...
Previous imaging work has shown that the superior temporal sulcus (STS) region and the intraparietal sulcus (IPS) are specifically activated during the passive observation of shifts in eye gaze [Pelphrey, K. A., Singerman, J. D., Allison, T., & McCarthy, G. Brain activation evoked by perception of gaze shifts: The influence of context. Neuropsychologia, 41, 156-170, 2003; Hoffman, E. A., & Haxby, J. V. Distinct representations of eye gaze and identity in the distributed human neural system for face perception. Nature Neuroscience, 3, 80-84, 2000; Puce, A., Allison, T., Bentin, S., Gore, J. C., & McCarthy, G. Temporal cortex activation in humans viewing eye and mouth movements. Journal of Neuroscience, 18, 2188-2199, 1998; Wicker, B., Michel, F., Henaff, M. A., & Decety, J. Brain regions involved in the perception of gaze: A PET study. Neuroimage, 8, 221-227, 1998]. Are the same brain regions also involved in extracting gaze direction in order to establish joint attention? In an event-related ...
We generated probabilistic area maps and maximum probability maps (MPMs) for a set of 18 retinotopic areas previously mapped in individual subjects (Georgieva et al., 2009 and Kolster et al., 2010) using four different inter-subject registration methods. The best results were obtained using a recently developed multimodal surface matching method. The best set of MPMs had relatively smooth borders between visual areas and group average area sizes that matched the typical size in individual subjects. Comparisons between retinotopic areas and maps of estimated cortical myelin content revealed the following correspondences: (i) areas V1, V2, and V3 are heavily myelinated; (ii) the MT cluster is heavily myelinated, with a peak near the MT/pMSTv border; (iii) a dorsal myelin density peak corresponds to area V3D; (iv) the phPIT cluster is lightly myelinated; and (v) myelin density differs across the four areas of the V3A complex. Comparison of the retinotopic MPM with cytoarchitectonic areas, including those
The inferior parietal lobule is one of three subdivisions of the parietal lobe, together with the postcentral gyrus and the superior parietal lobule. In turn, it is divided into the supramarginal gyrus, the angular gyrus, and an additional posterior convolution.. ...
RESULTS: Laterality indices based on fMRI activation maps failed to discriminate among patient groups. Functional connectivity analysis revealed the most extended language network alterations in left mesiotemporal sclerosis (involving the left temporal pole, left inferior frontal gyrus, and bilateral premotor areas). The other patient groups showed less extended but also predominantly ipsilesional network changes compared with healthy controls. Left-to-right hippocampal connectivity strength correlated positively with naming function (P = .01), and connectivity strength between the left Wernicke area and the left hippocampus was linked to verbal fluency scores (P = .01) across all groups. ...
Aquino, K. M., et al. (2019). Addressing challenges of high spatial resolution UHF fMRI for group analysis of higher-order cognitive tasks: An inter-sensory task directing attention between visual and somatosensory domains. Human Brain Mapping 40(4): 1298-1316.. Asghar, M., et al. (2019). Dual-phase 18F florbetapir in frontotemporal dementia. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 46(2): 304-311.. Ather, S., et al. (2019). Aberrant visual pathway development in albinism: From retina to cortex. Human Brain Mapping 40(3): 777-788.. Bastiani, M., et al. (2019). Automated processing pipeline for neonatal diffusion MRI in the developing Human Connectome Project. Neuroimage 185: 750-763.. Bastiani, M., et al. (2019). Automated quality control for within and between studies diffusion MRI data using a non-parametric framework for movement and distortion correction. Neuroimage 184: 801-812.. Besle, J., et al. (2019). Is Human Auditory Cortex Organization Compatible With the ...
Essential cortical circuits and white-matter connections for reading. (A and B) Blood oxygen level-dependent responses in a 10-y-old engaged in a rhyming task.
Recent advances have identified over one hundred genes that affect a persons risk of developing schizophrenia. However, in most cases the pathways linking these individual genes with whole brain function are unclear. A new study from researchers in the Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA) suggests that the link between one gene, known as ZNF804A, and schizophrenia arises from its effects on rhythmic brain activity. Rhythmic activity patterns provide a means for encoding information in the brain and are abnormal in patients with schizophrenia. One type of brain rhythm, theta activity, is generated in a region called the hippocampus and co-ordinates activity across the whole brain, allowing networks of brain regions to work together efficiently. The study compared activity in the hippocampus measured using two types of brain imaging, fMRI and MEG, between healthy people who carry the schizophrenia-risk form of ZNF804A, with those who do not. Using MEG, the researchers showed for the ...