Sex Differences in the White Matter of Cigarette Smokers

White matter of the brain contains an intricate network of communicating axons. Diffusion tensor imaging provides a way to study white matter integrity. This research investigated the white matter of cigarette smokers. Regional analysis showed significant differences between males and females, indicating the important role sex has on brain structure.

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Work Title Sex Differences in the White Matter of Cigarette Smokers
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Penn State
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  1. Katherine O'Connell
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  1. White Matter, DTI, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Cigarette, Smokers, Sexual Dimorphism
License Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
Work Type Poster
Publication Date April 10, 2013
Deposited April 10, 2013

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