Every structure in the NeuroNames Brain Hierarchy has a unique abbreviation that is based on its standard English name. The abbreviation for a given structure is presented at the top of its Central Directory.

Try it! Find the abbreviation of amygdala. (It may be useful to print these instructions.)
For guidance on finding the standard acronym for a structure Open BrainInfo Again in a separate window and navigate according to the instructions below.

  1. Click 'Search by Name' in the green sidebar.

  2. In the search box, type amygdala, and click 'Submit Query'.

Amg, the acronym, will appear with amygdala at the top of your screen.