A multi-modal parcellation of human cerebral cortex

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Title
A multi-modal parcellation of human cerebral cortex
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Nature, July 2016
DOI 10.1038/nature18933
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Matthew F. Glasser, Timothy S. Coalson, Emma C. Robinson, Carl D. Hacker, John Harwell, Essa Yacoub, Kamil Ugurbil, Jesper Andersson, Christian F. Beckmann, Mark Jenkinson, Stephen M. Smith, David C. Van Essen, Glasser, Matthew F, Coalson, Timothy S, Robinson, Emma C, Hacker, Carl D, Harwell, John, Yacoub, Essa, Ugurbil, Kamil, Andersson, Jesper, Beckmann, Christian F, Jenkinson, Mark, Smith, Stephen M, Van Essen, David C

Abstract

Understanding the amazingly complex human cerebral cortex requires a map (or parcellation) of its major subdivisions, known as cortical areas. Making an accurate areal map has been a century-old objective in neuroscience. Using multi-modal magnetic resonance images from the Human Connectome Project (HCP) and an objective semi-automated neuroanatomical approach, we delineated 180 areas per hemisphere bounded by sharp changes in cortical architecture, function, connectivity, and/or topography in a precisely aligned group average of 210 healthy young adults. We characterized 97 new areas and 83 areas previously reported using post-mortem microscopy or other specialized study-specific approaches. To enable automated delineation and identification of these areas in new HCP subjects and in future studies, we trained a machine-learning classifier to recognize the multi-modal 'fingerprint' of each cortical area. This classifier detected the presence of 96.6% of the cortical areas in new subjects, replicated the group parcellation, and could correctly locate areas in individuals with atypical parcellations. The freely available parcellation and classifier will enable substantially improved neuroanatomical precision for studies of the structural and functional organization of human cerebral cortex and its variation across individuals and in development, aging, and disease.

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Country Count As %
United States 44 4%
Germany 20 2%
United Kingdom 16 2%
Spain 8 <1%
Italy 7 <1%
France 5 <1%
Brazil 5 <1%
Turkey 4 <1%
Canada 4 <1%
Other 37 4%
Unknown 869 85%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 299 29%
Researcher 265 26%
Student > Master 115 11%
Professor > Associate Professor 66 6%
Student > Bachelor 65 6%
Other 218 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 232 23%
Neuroscience 204 20%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 192 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 161 16%
Engineering 65 6%
Other 174 17%

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