NIMHANS develops new Indian Brain Templates - The Hindu -13-09-2020

The brain size and shape differ across ages, and across regions and ethnicities, and even within a population.

While some countries have their own scale to measure the brain, India is still dependent on the Caucasian brain template to compare and diagnose the Indian brain scans.

The neuroscientists studied over 500 brain scans of Indian patients to develop five sets of templates and a brain atlas for five age groups covering late childhood to late adulthood (six to 60 years).

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