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Age but no sex effects on subareas of the amygdala

Kurth, Florian; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Luders, Eileen

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The amygdala, an anatomical composite of several nuclei that have been grouped anatomically and functionally into three major subareas, has been reported to decrease in size with increasing age and to differ in size between male and female brains. However, findings are rather inconsistent across existing studies, possibly reflecting differences in the cohorts examined or the approaches chosen to define and measure the dimensions of the amygdala. Here, we investigated possible effects of age and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216647
Source: Human Brain Mapping
DOI: 10.1002/hbm.24481

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