Normal neuroanatomical variation in the human brain: an MRI-volumetric study.

@article{Allen2002NormalNV,
  title={Normal neuroanatomical variation in the human brain: an MRI-volumetric study.},
  author={John S. Allen and Hanna Damasio and Thomas J. Grabowski},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2002},
  volume={118 4},
  pages={
          341-58
        }
}
Normative data on the in vivo size of the human brain and its major anatomically defined subdivisions are not readily available. [] Key Method In this study, high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging was used to measure regional brain volumes in 46 normal, right-handed adults (23 men, 23 women) between the ages of 22-49 years. Parcellation of the brain was based on neuroanatomical landmarks.
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