Embodied neurology: an integrative framework for neurological disorders.

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Freund, P.; Friston, K.; Thompson, A.J.; Stephan, K.E.; Ashburner, J.; Bach, D.R.; Nagy, Z.; Helms, G.; Draganski, B.; Mohammadi, S.; Schwab, M.E.; Curt, A.; Weiskopf, N.;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: volume 139,issue 6,pages1,855-1,861issn: 0006-8950, eissn: 1460-2156
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4892755, doi: 10.1093/brain/aww076, doi: 10.5167/uzh-123878
  • Subject: biophysical models | Central Nervous System/physiopathology; Humans; Models, Biological; Nervous System Diseases/diagnostic imaging; Nervous System Diseases/pathology; Nervous System Diseases/therapy; Neuroimaging; Neurology; biophysical models; dynamic causal modelling; multiscale interactions; neuroimaging; precision neurology | Dorsal column | Biophysical models, dynamic causal modelling, multiscale interactions, neuroimaging, precision neurology | Brain Research Institute | 610 Medicine & health | multiscale interactions | biophysical models; multiscale interactions; neuroimaging; precision neurology; dynamic causal modelling | neuroimaging | Institute of Biomedical Engineering | 170 Ethics | Grey Matter | precision neurology | Balgrist University Hospital, Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Center | dynamic causal modelling

From a systems biology perspective, the brain and spinal cord are interwoven with the body, through afferent and efferent synaptic connections—they are literally ‘embodied’ (Adams et al., 2013). Neurologists appreciate the embodied nature of neurological disorders in te... View more
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