The impact of occipital lobe cortical thickness on cognitive task performance: An investigation in Huntington's Disease

@article{Johnson2015TheIO,
  title={The impact of occipital lobe cortical thickness on cognitive task performance: An investigation in Huntington's Disease},
  author={Eileanor B Johnson and E. M. Ann Rees and Izelle Labuschagne and Alexandra Durr and The TRACK-HD Investigators},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={79},
  pages={138-146}
}
BACKGROUND The occipital lobe is an important visual processing region of the brain. Following consistent findings of early neural changes in the occipital lobe in Huntington's Disease (HD), we examined cortical thickness across four occipital regions in premanifest (preHD) and early HD groups compared with controls. Associations between cortical thickness in gene positive individuals and performance on six cognitive tasks, each with a visual component, were examined. In addition, the… CONTINUE READING

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