4 Amazing Brain Animations

Amazing glass brain fly-through, the effects of cocaine, and more…

Amazing glass brain fly-through, the effects of cocaine, and more…

1. Glass brain fly-through

“This is an anatomically-realistic 3D brain visualization depicting real-time source-localized activity (power and “effective” connectivity) from EEG (electroencephalographic) signals. Each color represents source power and connectivity in a different frequency band (theta, alpha, beta, gamma) and the golden lines are white matter anatomical fiber tracts.”

2. 3-D tour of intact mouse brain

“CLARITY makes possible this 3D tour of an entire, intact mouse brain. It was imaged using a fluorescence technique that previously could only be performed with thinly-sliced brain tissue, making it difficult to relate micro-level findings to macro-level information about wiring and circuitry.”

3. Neurotransmitter synapse 3D animation

“Neurotransmitter synapse 3D animation.”

4. How does cocaine affect the brain?

“This CGI animated sequence demonstrates how cocaine effects the user’s brain.”

Image credit: Glass Brain Project, Adam Gazzaley

Author: Jeremy Dean

Psychologist, Jeremy Dean, PhD is the founder and author of PsyBlog. He holds a doctorate in psychology from University College London and two other advanced degrees in psychology. He has been writing about scientific research on PsyBlog since 2004. He is also the author of the book "Making Habits, Breaking Habits" (Da Capo, 2013) and several ebooks.

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