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Functional boundaries within human subcortex

Abrupt spatial changes in anatomic and functional properties of the brain demarcate boundaries between discrete functional areas. While previous work has identified these boundaries in cortex, a new study by Tian et al. applies this approach for the first time to subcortical structures within the in vivo human brain.

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Fig. 1: The gradientography method traces paths of changing connectivity through the human subcortex.

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Gordon, E.M. Functional boundaries within human subcortex. Nat Neurosci 23, 1312–1314 (2020).

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