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Mind mapping: Inside the brain's wiring

17 February 2013 Last updated at 01:27 GMT

Scientists are set to release the first batch of data from a project designed to create the first map of the human brain.

The project could help shed light on why some people are naturally scientific, musical or artistic.

Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital are pushing brain imaging to its limit using a purpose built scanner.

The BBC's science correspondent Pallab Ghosh had one of the most detailed scans of the brain ever carried out to get a glimpse of what is going on inside his head.