Harmonic Brain Modes: A Unifying Framework for Linking Space and Time in Brain Dynamics

@article{Atasoy2017HarmonicBM,
  title={Harmonic Brain Modes: A Unifying Framework for Linking Space and Time in Brain Dynamics},
  author={Selen Atasoy and Gustavo Deco and Morten L. Kringelbach and Joel Pearson},
  journal={The Neuroscientist},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={277 - 293}
}
A fundamental characteristic of spontaneous brain activity is coherent oscillations covering a wide range of frequencies. Interestingly, these temporal oscillations are highly correlated among spatially distributed cortical areas forming structured correlation patterns known as the resting state networks, although the brain is never truly at “rest.” Here, we introduce the concept of harmonic brain modes—fundamental building blocks of complex spatiotemporal patterns of neural activity. We define… 
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