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Ultra-high-resolution diffusion MRI resource of chimpanzee white matter connectivity

Comparing brain connectivity between chimpanzees and humans is a means of understanding human cognition and evolution. To address the scarcity of chimpanzee neuroimaging data, we introduce a high-quality MRI resource that reveals previously unseen anatomical details, offering valuable insights into human brain evolution.

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Fig. 1: High-resolution structural connectivity of a chimpanzee brain.


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This is a summary of: Eichner, C. et al. Detailed mapping of the complex fiber structure and white matter pathways of the chimpanzee brain. Nat. Methods (2024).

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Ultra-high-resolution diffusion MRI resource of chimpanzee white matter connectivity. Nat Methods 21, 952–953 (2024).

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