Brain development during childhood and adolescence: a longitudinal MRI study

@article{Giedd1999BrainDD,
  title={Brain development during childhood and adolescence: a longitudinal MRI study},
  author={J. Giedd and J. Blumenthal and N. Jeffries and F. Castellanos and H. Liu and A. Zijdenbos and T. Paus and Alan C. Evans and J. Rapoport},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={1999},
  volume={2},
  pages={861-863}
}
  • J. Giedd, J. Blumenthal, +6 authors J. Rapoport
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature Neuroscience
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