Hello, Musers

Hello, Musers

These are white matter human brain fibers, tracked with diffusion tensor imaging, dontcha know. I found it via a brainy friend on fb; seemed like an appropriate Muser-type thing to post. I liked it, at any rate.

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6 Responses to “Hello, Musers”

  1. jude3obscured Says:

    Ooh, perfect.

  2. corndoggie Says:

    Hi, Jude3O — good to feel your aura emanating through the gov-vacuumed routers.

    Some fractal brains for ya:

  3. A scan of my brain would not look like this at all because of the gaps and dark corners.

  4. jude3obscured Says:

    Don’t discount the dust bunnies, Big K.

  5. corndoggie Says:

    In a sense, the gaps are good — they enable a reflective mind. Other mammals have more direct, reactive connections. See this recent NYT story:
    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/26/science/in-the-human-brain-size-really-isnt-everything.html

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