Combining Neuroimaging Techniques: The Future

Jean-Baptiste Poline, Line Garnero and Pierre-Jean Lahaye

in MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9780195307238
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199863990 | DOI:
Combining Neuroimaging Techniques: The Future

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This chapter focuses on the fusion between electromagnetic and hemodynamic signals for brain mapping. Since measurement techniques have their own strengths and limitations, combining different experimental approaches to probe more effectively a scientific question is a commonplace idea. In the human brain imaging domain, two or more imaging techniques are often combined to investigate a cognitive process or a disease, in addition to other measures such as behavioral testing. Recently, the combination of electro- or magnetoencephalography with fMRI or positron emission tomography has become more and more popular amongst neuroscientists.

Keywords: brain mapping; neuroimaging; brain activity; magnetoencephalography; experimental approaches

Chapter.  11778 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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