Feb 11 2013

National Geographic: "Human brain organized like a 3D 'New York City' grid"

Recent (beautiful)  3d imaging of a monkey brain from Harvard Medical School. The wiring diagrams show a system of brain connections very different from  that of the standard model which posited that the brain was networked more like spaghetti in a bowl. The revealed  networks are organized like a 3d superhighway system.

see also: The Human Connectome Project

Here is a link to a recent NPR interview with researchers

Link here to read the National Geographic article.

 

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