Comparison of the septal areas in New Guinean and European brains.

Abstract

In 1966, septal nuclei of unusual size in brains of kuru-diseased Fore people from the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea were reported (Beck and Gajdusek, 1966). Microscopic investigation which did not reveal any pathological changes in these nuclei led to the question of whether their large size could be a characteristic feature of the Fore (and perhaps also… (More)

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@article{Koch1985ComparisonOT, title={Comparison of the septal areas in New Guinean and European brains.}, author={Frank Koch and Almut Sch{\"u}z and J Kariks}, journal={American journal of physical anthropology}, year={1985}, volume={67 3}, pages={259-67} }