Talk by Olaf Sporns: Human Brain Networks in Time: From Fast Dynamics to Changes across the Lifespan

Olaf Sporns is a pioneer in connectomics and network modeling of the brain.

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Human Brain Networks in Time: From Fast Dynamics to Changes across the Lifespan

The convergence of new empirical methodologies and computational  analysis tools has led to the emergence of human connectomics, the mapping and modeling of brain networks. In this talk, I will explore the generative mechanisms that underpin networks of functional connectivity among brain regions and discuss recent work that focuses on how these functional networks change across time. Functional connectivity is increasingly seen as inherently dynamic and exhibits characteristic patterns of change across multiple time scales, from seconds/minutes (in the course of resting-state and task-evoked neural activity) to the many years comprising the human lifespan.

Olaf Sporns is professor at Indiana University in the US and he has written the key monograph “Networks of the Brain".

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Published Sep. 12, 2016 12:09 PM - Last modified Sep. 12, 2016 12:09 PM