AI Determines Sex of Person From Brain Scans

AI accurately determines individuals’ sex from brain scans, achieving over 90% success. The breakthrough identifies key brain networks like the default mode, striatum, and limbic networks, revealing sex differences in brain organization. This deepens our understanding of brain development, aging, and offers new paths for sex-specific treatments in psychiatric disorders. The findings, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, utilize explainable AI to pinpoint brain networks crucial for sex determination. The model’s broad applicability aids in exploring various aspects of brain connectivity and cognitive abilities.

Source NeuroScienceNews

Author: Neurologica