The relationship between uncinate fasciculus white matter integrity and verbal memory proficiency in children

@article{Schaeffer2014TheRB,
  title={The relationship between uncinate fasciculus white matter integrity and verbal memory proficiency in children},
  author={David J. Schaeffer and Cynthia Krafft and Nicolette Francoise Schwarz and Lingxi Chi and Amanda L. Rodrigue and Jordan E. Pierce and Jerry David Allison and Nathan Yanasak and Tianming Liu and Catherine L. Davis and Jennifer E. McDowell},
  journal={NeuroReport},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={921–925}
}
During childhood, verbal learning and memory are important for academic performance. Recent functional MRI studies have reported on the functional correlates of verbal memory proficiency, but few have reported the underlying structural correlates. The present study sought to test the relationship between fronto-temporal white matter integrity and verbal memory proficiency in children. Diffusion weighted images were collected from 17 Black children (age 8–11 years) who also completed the… 
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