By Eric Amsel, Judith Smetana
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Because of the small size and ambiguity of MR signal contrast of the borders defining the structures, only the first three are readily quantifiable by MRI, and automated techniques have only been established as reliable for measurement of the caudate. Like the cortical GM structures, the caudate nucleus follows an inverted U-shape developmental trajectory. 1f). The shape of the caudate developmental trajectory is more similar to that of frontal and parietal GM than temporal. This supports the notion that brain regions that share extensive connections also share similar developmental courses.
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Adolescent Vulnerabilities and Opportunities: Developmental and Constructivist Perspectives by Eric Amsel, Judith Smetana