Human Connectome Project and the search for self

When you look at your brain on an MRI scan, what do you see? Are you filled with a better understanding the abstract “self”?

That was the question addressed by James Gorman writing for the New York Times after undergoing his first MRI scan at Washington University in St. Louis, where the Human Connectome Project is being conducted. Click the link below to read his ruminations on what he saw when he looked at his own brain: