Structure of the Cerebral Cortex in Men and Women

@article{Rabinowicz2002StructureOT,
  title={Structure of the Cerebral Cortex in Men and Women},
  author={Theodore Rabinowicz and Jean MacDonald-Comber Petétot and Peter S. Gartside and David D. Sheyn and Tony Sheyn and Gabrielle M. de Courten-Myers},
  journal={JNEN: Journal of Neuropathology \& Experimental Neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={61},
  pages={46–57}
}
Expanding previous studies of human cerebral cortical sexual dimorphism showing higher neuronal densities in males, we investigated whether gender differences also exist in the extent of neuropil, size of neuronal somata, and volumes of astrocytes. This histo-morphometric study includes select autopsy brains of 6 males and 5 females, 12 to 24 yr old. In each brain, 86 defined loci were analyzed for cortical thickness, neuronal and astrocytic (8 loci) density (stereological counts), and neuronal… 

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