Most Detailed Map of the Brain Ever!

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Scientists are getting a better than ever look inside the human brain. Sure they’ve had fMRI’s for a while and they’re great, but it’s nothing when compared to what’s coming out of Europe’s Big Brain Project. Anthony shows us this unprecedented peek inside the human head.

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48 comments

Seeker June 27, 2013 - 12:32 AM

I think it's cool! Look at those slices on that conveyer belt! -Anthony

Seeker June 27, 2013 - 12:34 AM

YES. That's the best part! Not only did they not patent it and secret it away, they weren't FORCED to by the EHBP. That's some awesome work, right there. -Anthony

Seeker June 27, 2013 - 12:35 AM

Hold onto your brain's butts. -Anthony

Seeker June 27, 2013 - 12:36 AM

Nope! Different, but they both receive some funding from the same EU government initiative. -Anthony

Seeker June 27, 2013 - 12:36 AM

Yes. Yes to you. -Anthony

Seeker June 27, 2013 - 12:37 AM

We have our own, US version of the initiative that funded this project- don't worry, we've got a lot going on over here, too! -Anthony

Seeker June 27, 2013 - 12:39 AM

First person to make a supercut of every time me, Trace, and Laci have said 'scientists' gets sent a Viking Sunstone. Seriously. -Anthony

D Junior June 27, 2013 - 1:40 AM

Cool, should be interesting to see their future work!

Sock Outlet June 27, 2013 - 12:08 PM

almost…almost…we are almost there Jim! Maybe the date in the show is more accurate then I thought. I can't wait to see how Consciousness works!

Sock Outlet June 27, 2013 - 12:13 PM

Good job Europe! Show the world how its done! Give the world a map and let the japanese create the Virtual Reality machine. Next hand a couple devkits to the Koreans so they can make some crazy ass MMORPG and then let this little black american kid buy it in the store!

Sock Outlet June 27, 2013 - 12:17 PM

Dnews…is it just now that they thought of slicing up a persons brain like that?? why didn't they do it before??? What if they do it to a couple more brains could that help complete the map or just show similar results? wow..what if they recreate a copy of that brain…recreating the person that died e__e oh man I can't wait until we find out what consciousness is!

Kayla A. Stephen June 27, 2013 - 5:34 PM

I think genes and the brain should be linked together in order to fully understand cuz genes make us who we are and what our brain is and are also responsible for accidental slip ups when making a baby. Then the brain is the thing that controls every mobing part and emotion. Maybe study how he brain is made with dna? Or have they already done that. Or I'm just talking gibberish

Obieden1 June 28, 2013 - 7:53 AM

we need to protect our bodys from monsanto and gmo and big pharma , who are now mixing human dna in all gmos

Re_Death_ June 29, 2013 - 10:37 AM

My jeans are what make me human aha

lookatmepleasesir June 30, 2013 - 12:52 PM

I wonder if one day we'll look back on this obsession with the brain with embarassment

Sock Outlet July 1, 2013 - 4:08 AM

I wish someone would make the most ultimate break through…like tomorrow..I want to play virtual reality. :(

Uzaair Shah July 2, 2013 - 1:52 AM

Holy SHITBRICKS!

CIRUS MEDIA July 2, 2013 - 11:15 AM

This is just a lot of fake hype!!!
Scanning the brain will tell you nothing of how cognition works!!!
You guys are searching in the wrong area! (but then i guess the underground scientists have to keep sending the rest of the planet of course) …gotta keep the population dumb!

Kucingtigers July 4, 2013 - 11:33 AM

I lied.

Kucingtigers July 4, 2013 - 11:33 AM

Press (show the comment) to go on an adventure!

Ludburgh Miyajima July 9, 2013 - 2:18 PM

Don't we all?

Saila Maham July 10, 2013 - 11:41 PM

Genes.

Chronicler Creations July 11, 2013 - 11:55 PM

Press (show the comment) for a d-bag

Kucingtigers July 12, 2013 - 7:16 AM

True, true.

mcrib10 July 14, 2013 - 9:06 AM

I recently donated my brain to the big brain team, and MTV is now filming a reality show about my brainless shenanigans. It's airing this saturday after the Jersey Shore.

xetholdus July 18, 2013 - 8:22 PM

I am disappointed in you son.

jeff best July 28, 2013 - 5:50 AM

I don't know about you but I'm going to do my part and help science research this whole dopamine thing lol

superpeanutperson August 4, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Why dont we already know about the brain? It would make sense for the brain to know about itself.

MCMeru August 6, 2013 - 3:08 AM

Hey DNews, Will Dream Projection ever be possible? ( eg. visualisation of dreams)

C00LX100 August 6, 2013 - 7:48 AM

buhu!

William Mickelson August 13, 2013 - 11:45 AM

That is myth, we acctually use all of our brains.

BoomBrush August 17, 2013 - 7:28 PM

HOW COULD YOU???????? D:

NPC #6133769420 August 21, 2013 - 5:09 AM

Haven't seen that joke before.

Kucingtigers August 21, 2013 - 9:51 AM

Forming dreams? You can visualize dreams through deep meditation.

tvgo2 September 2, 2013 - 9:52 AM

you evil monster

Sniffer Riffle September 11, 2013 - 4:27 AM

Science is so cool.

TrueMetalWarlord September 28, 2013 - 3:44 AM

I think that genes kind of decide your brains

K0ncursus November 5, 2013 - 5:35 AM

you are mean :(

hunggoat November 10, 2013 - 4:31 PM

Ok so if im corresponding "brains" with progressive states of consciousness and "genes" with levels of instinct, its a battle of human condition vs animal nature? So, we have found that the human condition is adaptable because, obviously, that's why we are the way we are right now. However, just because its adaptable doesn't necessarily mean that its the best solution to the problem. What is to say that animal nature cannot be so useful as to benefit us equally as much when used side by side with our human condition….So your playing a game of basketball and your being pressured by the opposing team's defense. Things begin to move quickly as you drive towards the hoop. At this point, if not already, your probably in the "zone", as athletes among others call it. Being in the zone seemingly resembles the fight or flight response and in this case its fight as you drive towards the hoop against your opponent. In getting some unexpected space, you take a shot in the heat of the moment as if without even thinking about it, and it swooshes. So, the animal nature still left in our genes inducing the fight response is a great help to our success in this case. In recognizing that our animal nature can improve success rate, and dramatically it seems at times, we now have the ability to realize we can implement it further. If we look at animals other than humans we see that they generally have exemplary instincts because those are what make them work properly. Thinking of the brain in terms of a processing machine, instincts in animals seem to be pretty accurate, for example, birds fly south and only alike species mate with each other. When its comes to humans we seem to be more precise in general, meaning we like a specific definition or reason to explain phenomena and tend to focus on these definitions and reasons for guidance to success. This is adaptable nonetheless, but incorporating a greater accuracy can dramatically change success rate. What I am getting at is it is not a game of this vs that, its an effort of collaboration that brings greater fortune.

Bidmartinlo November 27, 2013 - 6:26 PM

Brains before brawn!

No Cookie For You December 4, 2013 - 1:59 AM

WHAT IS THAT GOD DAMN TICKING.

SuperGeneralCrazy February 21, 2014 - 3:32 AM

They could use it for an AI, creating androids :D
Put a limit on their AI though… We don't want dominant survival behavior thingies to happen :P

seatbelttruck June 26, 2014 - 4:50 AM

That's ridiculous in an awesome way (as in, it sounds crazy, the slices are ridiculously small, but it's just crazy enough that it actually exists :) )

jerimiah Jobe December 10, 2014 - 1:35 PM

Singularity here we come! 😃

Taavi Albert May 2, 2015 - 3:19 AM

7 videos in row of "brains", done, time to go sleep, because my brain will not take it anymore.

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sky March 16, 2021 - 11:05 AM

Just checked first the time made and a 7 years video . l wonder what improvement is made 7/8 years later