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Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping$
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Stephen Jose Hanson and Martin Bunzl

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780262014021

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262014021.001.0001

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Discovering How Brains Do Things

Discovering How Brains Do Things

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(p.115) 11 Discovering How Brains Do Things
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Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping
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Stephen José Hanson

Clark Glymour

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262014021.003.0012

This chapter provides a detailed discussion on the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in understanding brain structure and neural activity. It provides information on various related concepts, including the construction of variables from fMRI signals, dense mode clustering, causal influence between brain regions, the role of stimuli, and the evaluation of model specification procedures.

Keywords:   fMRI, neural activity, brain structure, variables, dense mode clustering, model specification

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