Topographic organization of the cerebral cortex and brain cartography

  title={Topographic organization of the cerebral cortex and brain cartography},
  author={Simon B. Eickhoff and R. Todd Constable and B. T. Thomas Yeo},
One of the most specific but also challenging properties of the brain is its topographic organization into distinct modules or cortical areas. In this paper, we first review the concept of topographic organization and its historical development. Next, we provide a critical discussion of the current definition of what constitutes a cortical area, why the concept has been so central to the field of neuroimaging and the challenges that arise from this view. A key aspect in this discussion is the… CONTINUE READING
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