Lost in localization? The focus is meta-analysis

Neuroimage. 2009 Oct 15;48(1):18-20. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.06.047. Epub 2009 Jun 25.


The recent commentary by Derrfuss J, Mar RA. (2009). Lost in localization: the need for a universal coordinate database. Neuroimage, In Press proposed a universal coordinate database to archive functional neuroimaging results. In this response, we discuss our strategy in developing the BrainMap database, which was created as a mechanism to promote coordinate-based meta-analysis methods.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Brain / anatomy & histology
  • Brain / physiology*
  • Brain Mapping*
  • Databases as Topic*
  • Humans
  • Meta-Analysis as Topic*
  • Terminology as Topic