Brain

The brain is the part of the central nervous system that is contained within the skull. It is responsible for executive and cognitive functions and regulates the functioning of the other parts of the nervous system.

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    The hippocampus is thought to underlie income gaps in children’s cognition. Here, the authors find that the stress-sensitive anterior (but not posterior) hippocampus mediates income-gaps in memory and vocabulary, especially in children whose families earn ≤$75k annually.

    • Alexandra L. Decker
    • , Katherine Duncan
    • , Amy S. Finn
    •  & Donald J. Mabbott
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    The genetic architecture underlying brainstem regions and how this links to common brain disorders is not well understood. Here, the authors use MRI and GWAS data from 27,034 individuals to identify genetic and morphological brainstem features that influence common brain disorders.

    • Torbjørn Elvsåshagen
    • , Shahram Bahrami
    • , Dennis van der Meer
    • , Ingrid Agartz
    • , Dag Alnæs
    • , Deanna M. Barch
    • , Ramona Baur-Streubel
    • , Alessandro Bertolino
    • , Mona K. Beyer
    • , Giuseppe Blasi
    • , Stefan Borgwardt
    • , Birgitte Boye
    • , Jan Buitelaar
    • , Erlend Bøen
    • , Elisabeth Gulowsen Celius
    • , Simon Cervenka
    • , Annette Conzelmann
    • , David Coynel
    • , Pasquale Di Carlo
    • , Srdjan Djurovic
    • , Sarah Eisenacher
    • , Thomas Espeseth
    • , Helena Fatouros-Bergman
    • , Lena Flyckt
    • , Barbara Franke
    • , Oleksandr Frei
    • , Barbara Gelao
    • , Hanne Flinstad Harbo
    • , Catharina A. Hartman
    • , Asta Håberg
    • , Dirk Heslenfeld
    • , Pieter J. Hoekstra
    • , Einar A. Høgestøl
    • , Rune Jonassen
    • , Erik G. Jönsson
    • , L. Farde
    • , L. Flyckt
    • , G. Engberg
    • , S. Erhardt S
    • , H. Fatouros-Bergman
    • , S. Cervenka
    • , L. Schwieler
    • , F. Piehl
    • , I. Agartz
    • , K. Collste
    • , P. Victorsson
    • , A. Malmqvist
    • , M. Hedberg
    • , F. Orhan
    • , C. M. Sellgren
    • , Peter Kirsch
    • , Iwona Kłoszewska
    • , Trine Vik Lagerberg
    • , Nils Inge Landrø
    • , Stephanie Le Hellard
    • , Klaus-Peter Lesch
    • , Luigi A. Maglanoc
    • , Ulrik F. Malt
    • , Patrizia Mecocci
    • , Ingrid Melle
    • , Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg
    • , Torgeir Moberget
    • , Jan Egil Nordvik
    • , Lars Nyberg
    • , Kevin S. O’ Connell
    • , Jaap Oosterlaan
    • , Marco Papalino
    • , Andreas Papassotiropoulos
    • , Paul Pauli
    • , Giulio Pergola
    • , Karin Persson
    • , Dominique de Quervain
    • , Andreas Reif
    • , Jaroslav Rokicki
    • , Daan van Rooij
    • , Alexey A. Shadrin
    • , André Schmidt
    • , Emanuel Schwarz
    • , Geir Selbæk
    • , Hilkka Soininen
    • , Piotr Sowa
    • , Vidar M. Steen
    • , Magda Tsolaki
    • , Bruno Vellas
    • , Lei Wang
    • , Eric Westman
    • , Georg C. Ziegler
    • , Mathias Zink
    • , Ole A. Andreassen
    • , Lars T. Westlye
    •  & Tobias Kaufmann

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