Sex Differences in the Adult Human Brain: Evidence from 5216 UK Biobank Participants

@article{Ritchie2018SexDI,
  title={Sex Differences in the Adult Human Brain: Evidence from 5216 UK Biobank Participants},
  author={Stuart J. Ritchie and Simon R. Cox and Xueyi Shen and Michael V. Lombardo and Lianne M. Reus and Clara Alloza and Mathew A. Harris and Helen L. Alderson and Stuart A Hunter and Emma Neilson and David C. M. Liewald and Bonnie Auyeung and Heather C. Whalley and Stephen M. Lawrie and Catharine R. Gale and Mark E. Bastin and Andrew M. McIntosh and Ian J. Deary},
  journal={Cerebral Cortex (New York, NY)},
  year={2018},
  volume={28},
  pages={2959 - 2975}
}
Abstract Sex differences in the human brain are of interest for many reasons: for example, there are sex differences in the observed prevalence of psychiatric disorders and in some psychological traits that brain differences might help to explain. We report the largest single-sample study of structural and functional sex differences in the human brain (2750 female, 2466 male participants; mean age 61.7 years, range 44–77 years). Males had higher raw volumes, raw surface areas, and white matter… Expand
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