The Dynamical Balance of the Brain at Rest

  title={The Dynamical Balance of the Brain at Rest},
  author={Gustavo Deco and Maurizio Corbetta},
  journal={The Neuroscientist},
  pages={107 - 123}
The authors review evidence that spontaneous, that is, not stimulus or task driven, activity in the brain at the level of large-scale neural systems is not noise, but orderly and organized in a series of functional networks that maintain, at all times, a high level of coherence. These networks of spontaneous activity correlation or resting state networks (RSN) are closely related to the underlying anatomical connectivity, but their topography is also gated by the history of prior task… 

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