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The evolution of the arcuate fasciculus revealed with comparative DTI.

Abstract:
The arcuate fasciculus is a white-matter fiber tract that is involved in human language. Here we compared cortical connectivity in humans, chimpanzees and macaques (Macaca mulatta) and found a prominent temporal lobe projection of the human arcuate fasciculus that is much smaller or absent in nonhuman primates. This human specialization may be relevant to the evolution of language.
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10.1038/nn2072

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Journal:
Nature neuroscience
Volume:
11
Issue:
4
Pages:
426-428
Publication date:
2008-04-01
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EISSN:
1546-1726
ISSN:
1097-6256
Language:
English
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pubs:27893
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uuid:422e481c-d985-428f-ae8d-5c8ccf9cbfd8
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pubs:27893
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27893
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2012-12-19

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