Corpus callosum

What is the corpus callosum? 

The corpus callosum is the bundle of inter-hemispheric white matter tracts that plays an essential role in the transfer and integration of sensory, motor and cognitive information between homologous regions in opposite hemispheres. It is the primary source of contralateral connections between the hemispheres and contains as many as 250 million axons.

What is the evidence for corpus callosum alterations?

Moderate to high quality evidence suggests reductions in the mid-sagittal area of the corpus callosum in people with schizophrenia compared to controls. Moderate to low quality evidence also suggests reduced white matter integrity in the corpus callosum of people with schizophrenia

March 2019

Last updated at: 3:45 am, 28th March 2019
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