Mo on Phineas Gage’s connectome

..neuroscientists from the University of California, Los Angeles have produced Gage’s connectome - a detailed wiring diagram of his brain, showing how its long-range connections were altered by the injury.

Using CT scans, MRI and DTI, researchers have come up with a model of Gage’s brain and the trajectory of the rod, showing what areas would have likely been damaged (interesting) but still leaving questions as to the extent/duration of the damage. I’ve heard a lot of mehs about the connectome project, and I know people that won’t even talk about it’s possible/potential usefulness, but I suppose that’s to be expected right out the gate. sigh.
Read Mo Costandi’s article here.

Mo on Phineas Gage’s connectome

..neuroscientists from the University of California, Los Angeles have produced Gage’s connectome - a detailed wiring diagram of his brain, showing how its long-range connections were altered by the injury.

Using CT scans, MRI and DTI, researchers have come up with a model of Gage’s brain and the trajectory of the rod, showing what areas would have likely been damaged (interesting) but still leaving questions as to the extent/duration of the damage. I’ve heard a lot of mehs about the connectome project, and I know people that won’t even talk about it’s possible/potential usefulness, but I suppose that’s to be expected right out the gate. sigh.

Read Mo Costandi’s article here.

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