Useful review papers


Marcus E. Raichle
Functional Brain Imaging and Human Brain Function
J. Neurosci. 2003 23: 3959-3962. [Full Text] [PDF]  

Nikos K. Logothetis
The Underpinnings of the BOLD Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Signal
J. Neurosci. 2003 23: 3963-3971. [Full Text] [PDF]  

Martin Lauritzen and Lorenz Gold
Brain Function and Neurophysiological Correlates of Signals Used in Functional Neuroimaging
J. Neurosci. 2003 23: 3972-3980. [Full Text] [PDF]  

Roger B. H. Tootell, Doris Tsao, and Wim Vanduffel
Neuroimaging Weighs In: Humans Meet Macaques in "Primate" Visual Cortex
J. Neurosci. 2003 23: 3981-3989. [Full Text] [PDF]  

Luiz Pessoa, Sabine Kastner, and Leslie G. Ungerleider
Neuroimaging Studies of Attention: From Modulation of Sensory Processing to Top-Down Control
J. Neurosci. 2003 23: 3990-3998. [Full Text] [PDF] 

  POINT/COUNTERPOINT:  "Functional MRI is fundamentally limited by an inadequate understanding of the origin of fMRI signals in tissue"
John C. Gore, Robert W. Prost, and William R. Hendee, Moderator
pp. 2859-2861
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Analyzing functional imaging studies - Nature Neuroscience editorial from 2001