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Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images
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Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

Hanna Damasio

Abstract

This book provides an atlas of the normal human brain based on three dimensional reconstructions of magnetic resonance scans obtained in normal living adults as well as neurological patients with focal brain lesions. It provides detailed descriptions of sulci and gyri and illustrates how they appear in different brains. The book shows how different slice orientations obtained in the same brain produce different images that can be anatomically misinterpreted, in normal brains as well as brains with lesions. The book also addresses quantitative differences between the human brain and the brains ... More

Keywords: macroscopic brain anatomy, computerized brain imaging, neuroanatomical structures, MR scans, neuroanatomical differences, age, gender, species

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195165616
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165616.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hanna Damasio, author
University of Southern California, Los Angeles

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