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Digital brain atlases reveal postnatal development to 2 years of age in human infants

During the first two years of postnatal development, the human brain undergoes rapid, pronounced changes in size, shape and content. Using high-resolution MRI, we constructed month-to-month atlases of infants 2 weeks to 2 years old, capturing key spatiotemporal traits of early brain development in terms of cortical geometries and tissue properties.

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Fig. 1: Surface-volume atlases of the infant brain.


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This is a summary of: Ahmad, S. et al. Multifaceted atlases of the human brain in its infancy. Nat. Methods (2023).

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Digital brain atlases reveal postnatal development to 2 years of age in human infants. Nat Methods 20, 38–39 (2023).

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