White matter is composed of bundles of nerve cells that act as transmission lines to facilitate communication between various parts of the brain, said lead study author Hollis Karoly, a doctoral student in CU-Boulder's psychology and neuroscience department.
What does WM stand for?
WM stands for White Matter
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Previous research has shown that children with overdeveloped white matter have problems transmitting and interpreting sound because the white matter it is out of sync with the rest of the brain.
These data support an interventional trial evaluating different thresholds of ambulatory systolic blood pressure for preventing white matter progression and functional decline in older people," said Dr.
One suspect: Scarring known as white matter lesions.
00 Hardcover Neuroanatomy research at the leading edge QP376 White matter transmits the electrical signals of neurons in the central nervous system; its role in health and disease is a major focus of neuroscience.
Autopsy studies of patients with HIV-associated dementia (HAD) demonstrate damage to the deep white matter areas involved in sub-cortical dementia (including the caudate nucleus and basal ganglia).