Chasing the dreams of early connectionists

Martijn P. Van Den Heuvel*, Marcel A. De Reus

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Mapping and examining the wiring pattern of neural systems is a fundamental pillar of neuroscience. In this Viewpoint, we review a recently described mesoscale connectome map of the mouse brain. We underscore the map's high spatial resolution and discuss key organizational network attributes of the presented connectome, its potential impact on neuroscience, and the general importance of connectome maps to obtain insight in the workings of the brain at a system's level.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)491-493
Number of pages3
JournalACS Chemical Neuroscience
Volume5
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • brain
  • connectome
  • graph theory
  • mesoscale connectivity
  • mouse
  • neural networks

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