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Thinking Big

29.07.2015

In a nutshell: Most detailed map yet of brain anatomy changes from childhood to adulthood. Plus, areas of the cortex that develop later become relatively larger in larger primate brains, as dictated by scaling rules, rather than unique evolutionary adaptations.

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Thinking Big

Reference:
Amlien, I. K., Fjell, A. M., Tamnes, C. K., Grydeland, H., Krogsrud, S. K., Chaplin, T. A., Rosa, M.J, and Walhovd, K. B. (2014). Organizing principles of human cortical development—thickness and area from 4 to 30 years: insights from comparative primate neuroanatomy. Cerebral cortex, bhu214.


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