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The BrainMap strategy for standardization, sharing, and meta-analysis of neuroimaging data

Angela R Laird1*, Simon B Eickhoff23, P Mickle Fox1, Angela M Uecker1, Kimberly L Ray1, Juan J Saenz14, D Reese McKay1, Danilo Bzdok23, Robert W Laird4, Jennifer L Robinson56, Jessica A Turner7, Peter E Turkeltaub8, Jack L Lancaster1 and Peter T Fox1

Author Affiliations

1 Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA

2 Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

3 Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM - 2), Research Center Jülich, Jülich, Germany

4 Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX, USA

5 Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Neuroscience Institute, Temple, TX, USA

6 Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Temple, TX, USA

7 The Mind Research Network, Albuquerque, NM, USA

8 Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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BMC Research Notes 2011, 4:349  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-349

Published: 9 September 2011

Additional files

Additional file 1:

BrainMap Scribe Software Manual. This file describes the features of the Scribe desktop application for creating BrainMap database entries.

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Additional file 2:

BrainMap Sleuth Software Manual. This file describes the features of the Sleuth desktop application for searching, retrieving, and visualizing data archived in the BrainMap databases.

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Additional file 3:

BrainMap GingerALE Software Manual. This file describes the features of the GingerALE desktop application for performing activation likelihood estimation (ALE) meta-analyses on coordinate-based neuroimaging data.

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Additional file 4:

BrainMap GingerALE Coordinate File. This file is an example of a BrainMap-formatted text file of coordinates that can be read and analyzed using GingerALE.

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Additional file 5:

Gzipped NIfTI Image File of the Left Amygdala for Arbitrary-Shaped ROI Search in Sleuth. This file is an example of a BrainMap-formatted image file that can be used for arbitrary-shaped ROI searches in Sleuth.

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