Preliminaries: Axes and Planes in the Brain

Neuroscience papers refer to several different features about the brain.  Sometimes, they refer to a specific fold, broad area, or certain type of direction.  A general knowledge of the following terms and areas will be the first step to reading and understanding neuroscience literature.   Here we will deal with the axes and planes in the brain.

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My purpose here

For now, I’m holding myself accountable and posting summaries of the papers I read on this blog.  Someday, I hope that this will be helpful to a wider audience interested in learning about neuroscience.  People from all backgrounds are interested in how their bodies and minds work, and I aim to show that reading technical papers is not all that complex.  There is so much research out there, and science writers can only scratch the surface of what’s available.  With the right skills, anyone can find and read research that interests them.  Maybe one day, these posts can inspire someone else to pick up a neuroscience article and unpack it!

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