Published: 07-21-2016 09:06 am
Updated: 07-21-2016 09:08 am
This is quite a cool project, they reduced (applied reductionism on) existing brain areas and found 100 new ones using computer AI and statistics.
"The brain looks like a featureless expanse of folds and bulges, but it’s actually carved up into invisible territories. Each is specialized: Some groups of neurons become active when we recognize faces, others when we read, others when we raise our hands.On Wednesday, in what many experts are calling a milestone in neuroscience, researchers published a spectacular new map of the brain, detailing nearly 100 previously unknown regions — an unprecedented glimpse into the machinery of the human mind."http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/21/science/human-connectome-brain-map.html