Brain Mapping: The Methods


  • Arthur Toga, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • John Mazziotta, MD, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Investigation of the functional architecture of the human brain using modern noninvasive imaging techniques is a rapidly expanding area of research. A proper knowledge of methodology is needed to appreciate the burgeoning literature in the field. This timely publication provides an excellent catalogue of the main techniques.The authors offer an invaluable analysis of mapping strategies and techniques, providing everything from the foundations to the major pitfalls and practical applications of the modern techniques used in neuroimaging. Contains over 1000 full color pages with more than 200 color figures.
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Neuroscientists, neurologists, professionals, students, and fellows.


Book information

  • Published: September 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-693019-1

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Cartography of the BrainTime and SpaceOptical Imaging of Neural Structure and Physiology: Confocal Flourescence Microscopy in Live Brain SlicesVoltage and Calcium Imaging of Brain Activity: Examples from the turtle and the mouseOptical Imaging Based on Intrinsic SignalsNear-Infared Spectroscopy and ImagingDynamic Measurements of Local Cerebral Blood Flow: Examples from Rodent Whisker Barrel CortexElectrophysiological Imaging of Brain FunctionElectrophysiological Methods for Mapping Brain Monitor and Sensory CircuitsMagnetoencephalographic Characterization of Dynamic Brain Activation: Basic Principles and Methods of Data Collection and Source AnalysisTranscranial Magnetic StimulationHigh-Field Magnetic ResonanceFunctional MRIMagnetic Resonance Spectroscopic ImagingPrinciples, Methods, and Applications of Diffusion Tensor ImagingNeuroanatomical Micromagnetic Resonance ImagingCT Angiography and CT Perfusion ImagingImaging Brain Function with Positron Emission TomographySPECT Functional Brain ImagingPostmortem AnatomyQuantitative Analysis of Cyto- and Receptor Architecture of the Human BrainStatistics I: Experimental Design and Statistical Parametric MappingStatistics II: Correlation of Brain Structure and FunctionAdvanced Nonrigid Registration Algorithms for Image FusionCombination of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Brain MappingVolume VisualizationThe International Consortium for Brain Mapping: A Probabilistic Atlas and Reference System for the Human BrainSubpopulation Brain AtlasesRadionuclide Imaging of Reporter Gene ExpressionMapping Gene Expression by MRISpeculations about the FutureIndex