Show Summary Details
Page of

Protoconnectome Maps 

Protoconnectome Maps
Protoconnectome Maps

Marco Catani

and Stefano Sandrone

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 18 May 2021

In the Renaissance, while Vesalius was exploring the human form, the most popular representations of the brain and its functions consisted of diagrams depicting a variable number of intercommunicating ventricular chambers. This ventricular theory, as it is now known, was the direct result of brain dissections originally undertaken by classical physicians. We can consider this representation of the brain functioning as a precursor of current connectome maps.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.