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Corpus callosum in aging and dementia.

@article{Frederiksen2013CorpusCI,
  title={Corpus callosum in aging and dementia.},
  author={Kristian Steen Frederiksen},
  journal={Danish medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={60 10},
  pages={
          B4721
        }
}
  • K. Frederiksen
  • Published 1 October 2013
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Danish medical journal
The overarching objective of the thesis was to investigate the morphological changes in the corpus callosum (CC) in aging and dementia in relation to its role in cognitive and motor decline. The CC is the largest white matter tract in the brain, containing upwards of 200 million axons, and is believed important for communication and interaction between the two cerebral hemispheres. Historically, the role of white matter, including the CC, in relation to cognitive function has often been… 

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