Differential rearing affects corpus callosum size and cognitive function of rhesus monkeys

@article{Snchez1998DifferentialRA,
  title={Differential rearing affects corpus callosum size and cognitive function of rhesus monkeys},
  author={M. M. S{\'a}nchez and E. Hearn and D. Do and J. Rilling and J. Herndon},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={812},
  pages={38-49}
}
  • M. M. Sánchez, E. Hearn, +2 authors J. Herndon
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain Research
  • This study investigated the effects of different rearing conditions on neural and cognitive development of male rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Infants raised individually in a nursery from 2 to 12 months of age (NURSERY, n=9) were compared to age-matched infants raised in a semi-naturalistic, social environment (CONTROL, n=11). Various brain regions were measured by MRI. Although overall brain volumes did not differ between NURSERY and CONTROL animals, corpus callosum (CC) size, measured in… CONTINUE READING
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