Prefrontal white matter volume is disproportionately larger in humans than in other primates

@article{Schoenemann2005PrefrontalWM,
  title={Prefrontal white matter volume is disproportionately larger in humans than in other primates},
  author={P. Thomas Schoenemann and Michael J Sheehan and L Daniel Glotzer},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2005},
  volume={8},
  pages={242-252}
}
Determining how the human brain differs from nonhuman primate brains is central to understanding human behavioral evolution. [...] Key Method Using magnetic resonance imaging brain scans from 11 primate species, we measured gray, white and total volumes for both prefrontal and the entire cerebrum on each specimen (n = 46). In relative terms, prefrontal white matter shows the largest difference between human and nonhuman, whereas gray matter shows no significant difference. This suggests that connectional…Expand
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