I’ve just been looking at the 3D Brain Viewer for the Allen Atlas mentioned in a previous post. These are the initial results from a short amount of time playing about with the Atlas and i’m sure interested readers will be able to discover a lot of useful applications.
To get the Atlas first go to the homepage. From there you can navigate to the human brain datasets and then to the 3D viewer download page. After downloading and installing this there is the option to install three different datasets. I opted for the human brain dataset. I’m still trying to figure it out but initially the screen is dark. There are two columns of boxes on the right hand side of the screen. Clicking on those on the left enables brain structures to appear but I found that it was not so in all cases. Clicking on the Thalamus, Amygdala and Cerebellum and altering the size resulted in the above screenshot. I suspect this is only a fraction of the potential and will explore further in subsequent posts.
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