The similarity of brain morphology in healthy monozygotic twins.

  title={The similarity of brain morphology in healthy monozygotic twins.},
  author={Alexander T. Mohr and Matthias Weisbrod and Peter Dieter Schellinger and Michael Knauth},
  journal={Brain research. Cognitive brain research},
  volume={20 1},
Aim of the study was to investigate the degree of similarity of twin brains with respect to their outer shape and gyrification. High resolution MRI was obtained from 26 healthy monozygotic twins (MZ) and three-dimensional renderings of the brains were generated. Similarity was rated by human investigators and by computer analysis. Three different image types were analyzed: whole-brain views, silhouettes and a bird's-eye view of a segment showing the central region. For each of the three image… CONTINUE READING

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