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Your unique pattern of brain activity can be spotted in 100 seconds

functional brain connectome

A functional brain “connectome”

Enrico Amico

We each have a unique pattern of brain activity and it can be identified after spending less than 2 minutes in a brain scanner.

A connectome is a summary of a person’s neural connections produced via brain scans. These maps are usually depicted as multi-squared matrices colour-coded to show which parts of the brain are in sync and which aren’t.

Enrico Amico at the University of Geneva in Switzerland and his colleagues looked at the brain imaging data of 100 people to figure out at …