Brain white matter tract integrity as a neural foundation for general intelligence

@article{Penke2012BrainWM,
  title={Brain white matter tract integrity as a neural foundation for general intelligence},
  author={Lars Penke and Susana Mu{\~n}oz Maniega and M.E. Bastin and M C Vald{\'e}s Hern{\'a}ndez and Catherine Murray and Natalie A. Royle and John M. Starr and J. M. Wardlaw and I. J. Deary},
  journal={Molecular Psychiatry},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={1026-1030}
}
General intelligence is a robust predictor of important life outcomes, including educational and occupational attainment, successfully managing everyday life situations, good health and longevity. Some neuronal correlates of intelligence have been discovered, mainly indicating that larger cortices in widespread parieto-frontal brain networks and efficient neuronal information processing support higher intelligence. However, there is a lack of established associations between general… 
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