About this Research Topic
Brain imaging has been used to characterize the naturally occurring changes in brain in very different time-scales. Anatomical and functional brain imaging can reveal the changes in brains between different species due to evolution and in a brain of the same individual due to development, aging, or disease processes. At the other end of spectrum, functional imaging with natural stimulation based paradigms can reveal dynamic changes in brain states in the range of milliseconds. Although the time-scales, imaging techniques, and analysis methodologies are different, the fundamental methodological challenge is the same: how to quantitatively detect changes in different brain images or brain images from different populations due to a biological phenomenon of interest.
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