Sex Differences in the Human Corpus Callosum: Myth or Reality?

@article{Bishop1997SexDI,
  title={Sex Differences in the Human Corpus Callosum: Myth or Reality?},
  author={Katherine M. Bishop and Douglas Wahlsten},
  journal={Neuroscience \& Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={1997},
  volume={21},
  pages={581-601}
}
It has been claimed that the human corpus callosum shows sex differences, and in particular that the splenium (the posterior portion) is larger in women than in men. Data collected before 1910 from cadavers indicate that, on average, males have larger brains than females and that the average size of their corpus callosum is larger. A meta-analysis of 49 studies published since 1980 reveals no significant sex difference in the size or shape of the splenium of the corpus callosum, whether or not… Expand
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