The structural basis of inter-individual differences in human behaviour and cognition

  title={The structural basis of inter-individual differences in human behaviour and cognition},
  author={Ryota Kanai and G. Rees},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  • Ryota Kanai, G. Rees
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
  • Inter-individual variability in perception, thought and action is frequently treated as a source of 'noise' in scientific investigations of the neural mechanisms that underlie these processes, and discarded by averaging data from a group of participants. However, recent MRI studies in the human brain show that inter-individual variability in a wide range of basic and higher cognitive functions — including perception, motor control, memory, aspects of consciousness and the ability to introspect… CONTINUE READING

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