Hot spots in the human brain
Chapter 11 endnote 30, from Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context is:
The brain regions mentioned by Albertani’s defense team are among the most highly connected hubs in the entire brain. They show increased activation for just about every mental event you can list, from language to pain to math skills.
As shown by a meta-analysis of almost 6,000 brain imaging experiments of emotion, cognition, perception, etc., taken from the Neurosynth database. Activations are thresholded at a family-wise error rate of p < .05.
Notes on the Notes
- Neurosynth automatically captures the results of published brain imaging studies.