A Brain Atlas, Armor For Modern Day Jousting, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

brain atlas

Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley wanted to know how our brain pieces out the meaning of language. So they hooked up seven volunteers to an fMRI machine that tracks brain activity and had them listen to episodes of a highly engaging narrative podcast. The result is a 3D atlas of where your brain groups words together, which they found is relatively similar among individuals. You can see it for yourself with this interactive made by the researchers. Alexander Huth

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