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8.2.15. nilearn.datasets.fetch_coords_dosenbach_2010


Load the Dosenbach et al. 160 ROIs. These ROIs cover much of the cerebral cortex and cerebellum and are assigned to 6 networks.

See 1.

ordered_regionsbool, optional

ROIs from same networks are grouped together and ordered with respect to their names and their locations (anterior to posterior). Default=True.


Dictionary-like object, contains:

  • “rois”: coordinates of 160 ROIs in MNI space

  • “labels”: ROIs labels

  • “networks”: networks names



Nico U. F. Dosenbach, Binyam Nardos, Alexander L. Cohen, Damien A. Fair, Jonathan D. Power, Jessica A. Church, Steven M. Nelson, Gagan S. Wig, Alecia C. Vogel, Christina N. Lessov-Schlaggar, Kelly Anne Barnes, Joseph W. Dubis, Eric Feczko, Rebecca S. Coalson, John R. Pruett, Deanna M. Barch, Steven E. Petersen, and Bradley L. Schlaggar. Prediction of individual brain maturity using fmri. Science, 329(5997):1358–1361, 2010. URL:, arXiv:, doi:10.1126/science.1194144. Examples using nilearn.datasets.fetch_coords_dosenbach_2010