Cortical surface area and IQ in very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) young adults

@article{Skranes2013CorticalSA,
  title={Cortical surface area and IQ in very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) young adults},
  author={Jon Skranes and Gro C. Christensen L{\o}haugen and Marit Martinussen and Asta Kristine H{\aa}berg and Ann-Mari Brubakk and Anders M. Dale},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2013},
  volume={49},
  pages={2264-2271}
}
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