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nilearn.datasets.fetch_atlas_talairach(level_name, data_dir=None, verbose=1)[source]#

Download the Talairach Deterministic atlas.

For more information, see [1], [2], and [3].

New in version 0.4.0.

level_name{‘hemisphere’, ‘lobe’, ‘gyrus’, ‘tissue’, ‘ba’}

Which level of the atlas to use: the hemisphere, the lobe, the gyrus, the tissue type or the Brodmann area.

data_dirpathlib.Path or str, optional

Path where data should be downloaded. By default, files are downloaded in home directory.

verboseint, optional

Verbosity level (0 means no message). Default=1.


Dictionary-like object, contains:

  • ‘maps’: 3D Nifti1Image, image has shape (141, 172, 110) and contains consecutive integer values from 0 to the number of regions, which are indices in the list of labels.

  • ‘labels’: list of str. List of region names. The list starts with ‘Background’ (region ID 0 in the image).

  • ‘description’: str, a short description of the atlas and some references.