Korea Brain Initiative: Integration and Control of Brain Functions

Sung Jin Jeong, Haejin Lee, Eun Mi Hur, Youngshik Choe, Ja Wook Koo, Jong Cheol Rah, Kea Joo Lee, Hyun Ho Lim, Woong Sun, Cheil Moon, Kyungjin Kim

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This article introduces the history and the long-term goals of the Korea Brain Initiative, which is centered on deciphering the brain functions and mechanisms that mediate the integration and control of brain functions that underlie decision-making. The goal of this initiative is the mapping of a functional connectome with searchable, multi-dimensional, and information-integrated features. The project also includes the development of novel technologies and neuro-tools for integrated brain mapping. Beyond the scientific goals this grand endeavor will ultimately have socioeconomic ramifications that not only facilitate global collaboration in the neuroscience community, but also develop various brain science-related industrial and medical innovations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)607-611
Number of pages5
Issue number3
StatePublished - Nov 2 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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