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BigBrain: An Ultrahigh-Resolution 3D Human Brain Model

Overview of attention for article published in Science, June 2013
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54 news outlets
blogs
18 blogs
twitter
218 tweeters
facebook
27 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
38 Google+ users
reddit
1 Redditor
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1 video uploader

Citations

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347 Dimensions

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858 Mendeley
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Title
BigBrain: An Ultrahigh-Resolution 3D Human Brain Model
Published in
Science, June 2013
DOI 10.1126/science.1235381
Pubmed ID
Authors

K. Amunts, C. Lepage, L. Borgeat, H. Mohlberg, T. Dickscheid, M.-E. Rousseau, S. Bludau, P.-L. Bazin, L. B. Lewis, A.-M. Oros-Peusquens, N. J. Shah, T. Lippert, K. Zilles, A. C. Evans

Abstract

Reference brains are indispensable tools in human brain mapping, enabling integration of multimodal data into an anatomically realistic standard space. Available reference brains, however, are restricted to the macroscopic scale and do not provide information on the functionally important microscopic dimension. We created an ultrahigh-resolution three-dimensional (3D) model of a human brain at nearly cellular resolution of 20 micrometers, based on the reconstruction of 7404 histological sections. "BigBrain" is a free, publicly available tool that provides considerable neuroanatomical insight into the human brain, thereby allowing the extraction of microscopic data for modeling and simulation. BigBrain enables testing of hypotheses on optimal path lengths between interconnected cortical regions or on spatial organization of genetic patterning, redefining the traditional neuroanatomy maps such as those of Brodmann and von Economo.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 35 4%
Germany 16 2%
United Kingdom 11 1%
France 8 <1%
China 8 <1%
Japan 5 <1%
Switzerland 5 <1%
Spain 5 <1%
Netherlands 4 <1%
Other 22 3%
Unknown 739 86%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 226 26%
Student > Ph. D. Student 204 24%
Student > Master 81 9%
Professor 67 8%
Professor > Associate Professor 52 6%
Other 176 21%
Unknown 52 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 174 20%
Neuroscience 157 18%
Medicine and Dentistry 100 12%
Psychology 81 9%
Engineering 79 9%
Other 162 19%
Unknown 105 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 782. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 December 2018.
All research outputs
#12,488
of 17,446,661 outputs
Outputs from Science
#752
of 70,841 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#65
of 164,053 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science
#3
of 858 outputs
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