grey matter


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grey matter

the greyish tissue of the brain and spinal cord, containing nerve cell bodies, dendrites, and bare (unmyelinated) axons
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As these boys entered adulthood, their growing desire to copulate coupled with pre-existing psychiatric conditions like depression, anxiety and aggression caused a spike in grey matter volume.
The cabbies had more grey matter in the back of the brain - the posterior hippocampus - compared to other drivers who had not done the knowledge.
While playing 3D-platform video games has previously been shown to promote grey matter in the hippocampus in younger adults, in the current study, the researchers tested the impact of 3D-platform video game playing, like Super Mario 64, on grey matter in the hippocampus, cerebellum, and the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) of older adults.
A total of 20 schizophrenia patients and 16 matched healthy controls underwent magnetic resonance imaging to investigate the grey matter and white matter alterations that occur in schizophrenia patients using voxel-based morphometry (VBM) and whole brain voxel-wise analysis of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) parameters with SPM8, respectively.
That's why we decided to do a full neuro-imaging study, scanning the brains of habitual players of action video games and comparing them to non-players, and what we saw was less grey matter in the hippocampus of habitual players.
Brain structural abnormalities in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Converging evidence from white matter and grey matter.
I always thought that the bright thinkers of the world required more grey matter not less.
This showed reduced changes in grey matter of the hippocampus, thalamus, and frontal cortex, associated with hypermethlation suggesting that disease progresses more slowly over time in individuals with C9orf72 hypermethylation.
The study, by experts at London's King's College and the FIDMAG Sisters Hospitallers Foundation for Research and Teaching in Spain, analysed the association between childhood maltreatment and the volume of cerebral grey matter, CBC news reported.
Grey Matter offers a rare narrative insight into the "burden of surviving" for multiple sectors of the Rwandan population.
Multi-generational exploitation of seafood by shore-based dwellers coincided with the rapid expansion of grey matter in the cerebral cortex, which characterizes the modern human brain.
The results showed people who consume baked or grilled fish at least one time per week had better preservation of grey matter volume on MRI in brain areas at risk for Alzheimer's disease.