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Mapping Cells, Circuits, and Systems

A BIT of Networks of the Brain


Network theory for neuroscientists: A discussion of how we can apply data from network analyses of brain anatomy to mapping the architecture of the brain.

MIT Press BITS offer excerpts from influential MIT Press books on subjects ranging from robotics to architecture. To learn more about the book from which this BIT was excerpted, go to Networks of the Brain.

About the Author

Olaf Sporns is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Adjunct Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing, Codirector of the Indiana University Network Science Institute, a member of the programs in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, and Head of the Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at Indiana University Bloomington.