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Sex differences in cortical thickness in middle aged and early old-aged adults: Personality and Total Health Through Life study

Gautam, Prapti; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Sachdev, Perminder Singh; Wen, Wei; Anstey, Kaarin

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INTRODUCTION: The study investigated sex differences in cortical thickness in middle-aged (MA, 44-48 years old, n=397) and early old-aged (OA, 64-68 years old, n=398) adults in a community-based sample. METHODS: T1-weighted three-dimensional structuralmagnetic resonance imaging scans were acquired in a Fast Field Echo sequence, and cortical thickness was measured with a surface-based segmentation procedure (http://surfer.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu). RESULTS: Results showed that after correcting...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-03-07
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10877
Source: Neuroradiology 55.6 (2013): 697-707
DOI: 10.1007/s00234-013-1144-y

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