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8.2.8. nilearn.datasets.fetch_coords_seitzman_2018


Load the Seitzman et al. 300 ROIs. These ROIs cover cortical, subcortical and cerebellar regions and are assigned to one of 13 networks (Auditory, CinguloOpercular, DefaultMode, DorsalAttention, FrontoParietal, MedialTemporalLobe, ParietoMedial, Reward, Salience, SomatomotorDorsal, SomatomotorLateral, VentralAttention, Visual) and have a regional label (cortexL, cortexR, cerebellum, thalamus, hippocampus, basalGanglia, amygdala, cortexMid).

See 1.

New in version 0.5.1.

ordered_regionsbool, optional

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


Dictionary-like object, contains:

  • “rois”: Coordinates of 300 ROIs in MNI space

  • “radius”: Radius of each ROI in mm

  • “networks”: Network names

  • “regions”: Region names



Benjamin A. Seitzman, Caterina Gratton, Scott Marek, Ryan V. Raut, Nico U.F. Dosenbach, Bradley L. Schlaggar, Steven E. Petersen, and Deanna J. Greene. A set of functionally-defined brain regions with improved representation of the subcortex and cerebellum. NeuroImage, 206:116290, 2020. URL:, doi: