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Hippocampal and amygdalar in relation to handedness in adults aged 60-64

Maller, Jerome; Meslin, Chantal; Christensen, Helen; Jorm, Anthony F; Wen, Wei; Sachdev, Perminder Singh; Anstey, Kaarin

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We evaluated the association between handedness and manual tracings of hippocampal and amygdalar volumes. Brain MRI and handedness data were obtained for 441 community dwelling participants aged 60-64 years of whom 31 were left-handed. Both absolute and normalized hippocampal volumes were larger in left-handed women than right-handed women. Hippocampal volume was not associated with handedness in men, and amygdalar volume was not associated with handedness in men or women. There was no...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/86001
Source: NeuroReport

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