Brain Regions Implicated in Mental Disorders Influenced by Neanderthal Genes

News   Jul 26, 2017 | Original story from NIMH

 
Brain Regions Implicated in Mental Disorders Influenced by Neanderthal Genes

MRI data shows (left) areas of the skull preferentially affected by the amount of Neanderthal-derived DNA and (right) areas of the brain’s visual system in which Neanderthal gene variants influenced cortex folding (red) and gray matter volume (yellow). Source: Michael Gregory, M.D., NIMH Section on Integrative Neuroimaging

 
 
 
 

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