Changes in brain weights during the span of human life: Relation of brain weights to body heights and body weights

@article{Dekaban1978ChangesIB,
  title={Changes in brain weights during the span of human life: Relation of brain weights to body heights and body weights},
  author={Anatole S. Dekaban and Doris A. Sadowsky},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={1978},
  volume={4}
}
More than 20,000 autopsy reports from several general hospitals were surveyed for the purpose of selecting brains without a pathological lesion that had been weighed in the fresh condition. From this number, 2,773 males and 1,963 females were chosen for whom body weight, body height, and cause of death had been recorded. The data were segregated into 23 age groups ranging from birth to 86+ years and subjected to statistical evaluation. 
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