MRI research

Representative publications related to the resource

Hecht EE, Mahovetz LM, Preuss TM, Hopkins WD. 2016. A neuroanatomical predictor of mirror self-recognition in chimpanzees. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci, pii: nsw159.

Bianchi S, Reyes LD, Hopkins WD, Taglialatela JP, Sherwood CC. 2016. Neocortical grey matter distribution underlying voluntary, flexible vocalizations in chimpanzees. Sci Rep, 6: 34733.

Hopkins WD, Hopkins AM, Misiura M, Latash EM, Mareno MC, Schapiro SJ, Phillips KA. 2016. Sex differences in the relationship between planum temporale asymmetry and corpus callosum morphology in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): A combined MRI and DTI analysis. Neuropsychologia, S0028-3932(16) 30110-5.

Bruner E, Preuss TM, Chen X, Rilling JK. 2016. Evidence for expansion of the precuneus in human evolution. Brain Struct Funct, epub ahead of print

Gómez-Robles A, Hopkins WD, Schapiro SJ, Sherwood CC. 2015. Relaxed genetic control of cortical organization in human brains compared with chimpanzees. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 112(48): 14799-804

Hecht EE, Gutman DA, Bradley BA, Preuss TM, Stout D. 2015. Virtual dissection and comparative connectivity of the superior longitudinal fasciculus in chimpanzees and humans. Neuroimage, 108: 124-37

Latzman RD, Taglialatela JP, Hopkins WD. 2015. Delay of gratification is associated with white matter connectivity in the dorsal prefrontal cortex: a diffusion tensor imaging study in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Proc Biol Sci, 282(1809): 20150764

Autrey MM, Reamer LA, Mareno MC, Sherwood CC, Herndon JG, Preuss T, Schapiro SJ, Hopkins WD. 2014. Age-related effects in the neocortical organization of chimpanzees: gray and white matter volume, cortical thickness, and gyrification. Neuroimage, 101: 59-67

Bogart SL, Bennett AJ, Schapiro SJ, Reamer LA, Hopkins WD. 2014. Different early rearing experiences have long-term effects on cortical organization in captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Dev Sci, 17(2): 161-74

Glasser MF, Goyal MS, Preuss TM, Raichle ME, Van Essen DC. 2014. Trends and properties of human cerebral cortex: correlations with cortical myelin content. Neuroimage, 93 Pt 2:165-75

Gómez-Robles A, Hopkins WD, Sherwood CC. 2014. Modular structure facilitates mosaic evolution of the brain in chimpanzees and humans. Nat Commun, 5: 4469

Hopkins WD, Misiura M, Reamer LA, Schaeffer JA, Mareno MC, Schapiro SJ. 2014. Poor receptive joint attention skills are associated with atypical gray matter asymmetry in the posterior superior temporal gyrus of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Front Psychol, 5:7

Chen X, Errangi B, Li L, Glasser MF, Westlye LT, Fjell AM, Walhovd KB, Hu X, Herndon JG, Preuss TM, Rilling JK. 2013. Brain aging in humans, chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), and rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta): magnetic resonance imaging studies of macro- and microstructural changes. Neurobiol Aging, 34(10):2248-60

Gilissen EP, Hopkins WD. 2013. Asymmetries of the parietal operculum in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in relation to handedness for tool use. Cereb Cortex, 23(2): 411-22

Hecht EE, Murphy LE, Gutman DA, Votaw JR, Schuster DM, Preuss TM, Orban GA, Stout D, Parr LA. 2013. Differences in neural activation for object-directed grasping in chimpanzees and humans. J Neurosci, 33(35): 14117-34

Hecht EE, Gutman DA, Preuss TM, Sanchez MM, Parr LA, Rilling JK. 2013. Process versus product in social learning: comparative diffusion tensor imaging of neural systems for action execution-observation matching in macaques, chimpanzees, and humans. Cereb Cortex, 23(5):1014-24

Hopkins WD, Taglialatela JP. 2013. Initiation of joint attention is associated with morphometric variation in the anterior cingulate cortex of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Am J Primatol, May;75(5): 441-9

Hopkins WD, Avants BB. 2013. Regional and hemispheric variation in cortical thickness in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). J Neurosci, 33(12): 5241-8

Li L, Hu X, Preuss TM, Glasser MF, Damen FW, Qiu Y, Rilling J. 2013. Mapping putative hubs in human, chimpanzee and rhesus macaque connectomes via diffusion tractography. Neuroimage, 80:462-74

Phillips KA, Schaeffer J, Barrett E, Hopkins WD. 2013. Performance asymmetries in tool use are associated with corpus callosum integrity in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): a diffusion tensor imaging study. Behav Neurosci, 127(1): 106-13

Phillips KA, Schaeffer JA, Hopkins WD. 2013. Corpus callosal microstructure influences intermanual transfer in chimpanzees. Front Syst Neurosci, 7:125

Hopkins WD, Russell JL, Schaeffer JA. 2012. The neural and cognitive correlates of aimed throwing in chimpanzees: a magnetic resonance image and behavioural study on a unique form of social tool use. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 367(1585): 37-47

Jean SM, Preuss TM, Sharma P, Anderson DC, Provenzale JM, Strobert E, Ross SR, Stroud FC. 2012. Cerebrovascular accident (stroke) in captive, group-housed, female chimpanzees. Comp Med, 62(4): 322-9

Meguerditchian A, Gardner MJ, Schapiro SJ, Hopkins WD. 2012. The sound of one-hand clapping: handedness and perisylvian neural correlates of a communicative gesture in chimpanzees. Proc Biol Sci, 279(1735): 1959-66

Phillips KA, Hopkins WD. 2012. Topography of the chimpanzee corpus callosum. PLoS One, 7(2): e31941

Rilling JK, Scholz J, Preuss TM, Glasser MF, Errangi BK, Behrens TE. 2012. Differences between chimpanzees and bonobos in neural systems supporting social cognition. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci, 7(4):369-79

Sherwood CC, Gordon AD, Allen JS, Phillips KA, Erwin JM, Hof PR, Hopkins WD. 2011. Aging of the cerebral cortex differs between humans and chimpanzees. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 108(32): 13029-34

Hopkins WD, Taglialatela JP, Russell JL, Nir TM, Schaeffer J. 2010. Cortical representation of lateralized grasping in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): a combined MRI and PET study. PLoS One, 5(10): e13383

Li L, Preuss TM, Rilling JK, Hopkins WD, Glasser MF, Kumar B, Nana R, Zhang X, Hu X. 2010. Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) precentral corticospinal system asymmetry and handedness: a diffusion magnetic resonance imaging study. PLoS One, 5(9): e12886

Parr LA, Hecht E, Barks SK, Preuss TM, Votaw JR. 2009. Face processing in the chimpanzee brain. Curr Biol, 19(1):50-3

Hopkins WD, Taglialatela JP, Meguerditchian A, Nir T, Schenker NM, Sherwood CC. 2008. Gray matter asymmetries in chimpanzees as revealed by voxel-based morphometry. Neuroimage, 42(2): 491-7

Rilling JK, Barks SK, Parr LA, Preuss TM, Faber TL, Pagnoni G, Bremner JD, Votaw JR. 2007. A comparison of resting-state brain activity in humans and chimpanzees. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 104(43):17146-51

National Chimpanzee Brain Resource
supported by NIH - National Institute of
Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The George Washington University
Georgia State University
Yerkes National Primate Research Center

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