MRI research

Representative publications related to the resource

Westerhausen R, Fjell AM, Kompus K, Schapiro SJ, Sherwood CC, Walhovd KB, Hopkins WD. 2021. Comparative morphology of the corpus callosum across the adult lifespan in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and humans. J Comp Neurol. 529(7):1584-1596. 

Charvet CJ. 2021. Cutting across structural and transcriptomic scales translates time across the lifespan in humans and chimpanzees. Proc Biol Sci. 288(1944):20202987. 

Bryant KL, Li L, Eichert N, Mars RB. 2020. A comprehensive atlas of white matter tracts in the chimpanzee. PLoS Biol. 18(12):e3000971. 

Miller JA, Voorhies WI, Li X, Raghuram I, Palomero-Gallagher N, Zilles K, Sherwood CC, Hopkins WD, Weiner KS. 2020. Sulcal morphology of ventral temporal cortex is shared between humans and other hominoids. Sci Rep. 10(1):17132. 

Pearson A, Polly PD, Bruner E. 2020. Is the middle cranial fossa a reliable predictor of temporal lobe volume in extant and fossil anthropoids? Am J Phys Anthropol. 172(4):698-713.

Spocter MA, Sherwood CC, Schapiro SJ, Hopkins WD. 2020. Reproducibility of leftward planum temporale asymmetries in two genetically isolated populations of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Proc Biol Sci. 287(1934):20201320.

Roumazeilles L, Eichert N, Bryant KL, Folloni D, Sallet J, Vijayakumar S, Foxley S, Tendler BC, Jbabdi S, Reveley C, Verhagen L, Dershowitz LB, Guthrie M, Flach E, Miller KL, Mars RB. 2020. Longitudinal connections and the organization of the temporal cortex in macaques, great apes, and humans. PLoS Biol. 18(7):e3000810.

Hopkins WD, Mulholland MM, Reamer LA, Mareno MC, Schapiro SJ. 2020. The role of early social rearing, neurological, and genetic factors on individual differences in mutual eye gaze among captive chimpanzees. Sci Rep. 10(1):7412. 

Mulholland MM, Navabpour SV, Mareno MC, Schapiro SJ, Young LJ, Hopkins WD. 2020. AVPR1A variation is linked to gray matter covariation in the social brain network of chimpanzees. Genes Brain Behav. 19(4):e12631.

DeCasien AR, Sherwood CC, Schapiro SJ, Higham JP. 2020. Greater variability in chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) brain structure among males. Proc Biol Sci. 287(1925):20192858.

Balezeau F, Wilson B, Gallardo G, Dick F, Hopkins W, Anwander A, Friederici AD, Griffiths TD, Petkov CI. 2020. Primate auditory prototype in the evolution of the arcuate fasciculus. Nat Neurosci. 23(5):611-614

Grasby KL et al. 2020. The genetic architecture of the human cerebral cortex. Science. 367(6484): 4994-5005.

Eichert N, Robinson EC, Bryant KL, Jbabdi S, Jenkinson M, Li L, Krug K, Watkins KE, Mars RB. 2020. Cross-species cortical alignment identifies different types of anatomical reorganization in the primate temporal lobe. Elife. 9:e53232. 

Wei Y, de Lange SC, Scholtens LH, Watanabe K, Ardesch DJ, Jansen PR, Savage JE, Li L, Preuss TM, Rilling JK, Posthuma D, van den Heuvel MP. 2019. Genetic mapping and evolutionary analysis of human-expanded cognitive networks. Nat Commun. 10(1):4839. 

Alatorre Warren JL, Ponce de León MS, Hopkins WD, Zollikofer CPE. 2019. Evidence for independent brain and neurocranial reorganization during hominin evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 116(44):22115-22121. 

Amiez C, Sallet J, Hopkins WD, Meguerditchian A, Hadj-Bouziane F, Ben Hamed S, Wilson CRE, Procyk E, Petrides M. 2019. Sulcal organization in the medial frontal cortex provides insights into primate brain evolution. Nat Commun. 10(1):3437. 

Singh SV, Staes N, Guevara EE, Schapiro SJ, Ely JJ, Hopkins WD, Sherwood CC, Bradley BJ. 2019. Evolution of ASPM coding variation in apes and associations with brain structure in chimpanzees. Genes Brain Behav. 18(7):e12582. 

Bryant KL, Glasser MF, Li L, Jae-Cheol Bae J, Jacquez NJ, Alarcón L, Fields A 3rd, Preuss TM. 2019. Organization of extrastriate and temporal cortex in chimpanzees compared to humans and macaques. Cortex.118:223-243.

Xiang L, Crow T, Roberts N. 2019. Automatic analysis of cross-sectional cerebral asymmetry on 3D in vivo MRI scans of human and chimpanzee. J Neurosci Res. 97(6):673-682. 

Heuer K, Gulban OF, Bazin PL, Osoianu A, Valabregue R, Santin M, Herbin M, Toro R. 2019. Evolution of neocortical folding: A phylogenetic comparative analysis of MRI from 34 primate species. Cortex. 118:275-291.

Hopkins WD, Li X, Roberts N. 2019. More intelligent chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) have larger brains and increased cortical thickness. Intelligence. 74:18-24.   

Mangin JF, Le Guen Y, Labra N, Grigis A, Frouin V, Guevara M, Fischer C, Rivière D, Hopkins WD, Régis J, Sun ZY. 2019. "Plis de passage" Deserve a Role in Models of the Cortical Folding Process. Brain Topogr. 32(6):1035-1048. 

Hopkins WD, Latzman RD, Mahovetz LM, Li X, Roberts N. 2019. Investigating individual differences in chimpanzee mirror self-recognition and cortical thickness: A vertex-based and region-of-interest analysis. Cortex. 118:306-314.

Xiang L, Crow T, Roberts N. 2019. Cerebral torque is human specific and unrelated to brain size. Brain Struct Funct. 224(3):1141-1150

Hou L, Xiang L, Crow TJ, Leroy F, Rivière D, Mangin JF, Roberts N. 2019. Measurement of Sylvian Fissure asymmetry and occipital bending in humans and Pan troglodytes. Neuroimage. 184:855-870. 

Ardesch DJ, Scholtens LH, Li L, Preuss TM, Rilling JK, van den Heuvel MP. 2019. Evolutionary expansion of connectivity between multimodal association areas in the human brain compared with chimpanzees.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S Adoi: 10.1073/pnas.1818512116.

Mars RB, O'Muircheartaigh J, Folloni D, Li L, Glasser MF, Jbabdi S, Bryant KL. 2018. Concurrent analysis of white matter bundles and grey matter networks in the chimpanzee. Brain Struct Funct. 224(3):1021-1033

Bard KA, Hopkins WD. 2018. Early Socioemotional Intervention Mediates Long-Term Effects of Atypical Rearing on Structural Covariation in Gray Matter in Adult Chimpanzees. Psychol Sci. 29(4):594-603.

Namba T, Vaid S, Huttner WB. 2018. Primate neocortex development and evolution: Conserved versus evolved folding. J Comp Neurol. 527(10):1621-1632

Hopkins WD, Latzman RD, Mareno MC, Schapiro SJ, Gómez-Robles A, Sherwood CC. 2018. Heritability of Gray Matter Structural Covariation and Tool Use Skills in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): A Source-Based Morphometry and Quantitative Genetic Analysis. Cereb Cortex. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhy250

Van Essen DC, Donahue CJ, Glasser MF. 2018. Development and Evolution of Cerebral and Cerebellar Cortex. Brain Behav Evol. 91(3):158-169. 

Kochiyama T, Ogihara N, Tanabe HC, Kondo O, Amano H, Hasegawa K, Suzuki H, Ponce de León MS, Zollikofer CPE, Bastir M, Stringer C, Sadato N, Akazawa T. 2018. Reconstructing the Neanderthal brain using computational anatomy. Sci Rep. 8(1):6296

Holloway RL, Hurst SD, Garvin HM, Schoenemann PT, Vanti WB, Berger LR, Hawks J. 2018. Endocast morphology of Homo naledi from the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 115(22):5738-5743. 

Falk D, Zollikofer CPE, Ponce de León M, Semendeferi K, Alatorre Warren JL, Hopkins WD. 2018. Identification of in vivo Sulci on the External Surface of Eight Adult Chimpanzee Brains: Implications for Interpreting Early Hominin Endocasts. Brain Behav Evol. 91(1):45-58. 

Donahue CJ, Glasser MF, Preuss TM, Rilling JK, Van Essen DC. 2018. Quantitative assessment of prefrontal cortex in humans relative to nonhuman primates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 115(22):E5183-E5192.

Hopkins WD, Meguerditchian A, Coulon O, Misiura M, Pope S, Mareno MC, Schapiro SJ. 2017. Motor skill for tool-use is associated with asymmetries in Broca's area and the motor hand area of the precentral gyrus in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Behav Brain Res. 318:71-81.

Bruner E, Preuss TM, Chen X, Rilling JK. 2017. Evidence for expansion of the precuneus in human evolution. Brain Struct Funct, 222(2):1053-1060

Hopkins WD, Coulon O, Meguerditchian A, Autrey M, Davidek K, Mahovetz L, Pope S, Mareno MC, Schapiro SJ. 2017. Genetic Factors and Orofacial Motor Learning Selectively Influence Variability in Central Sulcus Morphology in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). J Neurosci, 37(22):5475-5483

Hecht EE, Mahovetz LM, Preuss TM, Hopkins WD. 2017. A neuroanatomical predictor of mirror self-recognition in chimpanzees. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci, 12(1):37-48

Hopkins WD, Li X, Crow T, Roberts N. 2017. Vertex- and atlas-based comparisons in measures of cortical thickness, gyrification and white matter volume between humans and chimpanzees. Brain Struct Funct, 222(1):229-245

Hopkins WD, Stimpson CD, Sherwood CC. 2017. Social cognition and brain organization in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (Pan paniscus). In B. Hare & S. Yamamoto (Eds), Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain and Behavior. Oxford University Press. 

Gómez-Robles A, Hopkins WD, Schapiro SJ, Sherwood CC. 2016.The heritability of chimpanzee and human brain asymmetry. Proc Biol Sci. 283(1845). pii: 20161319.

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.

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

Latzman RD, Hecht LK, Freeman HD, Schapiro SJ, Hopkins WD. 2015. Neuroanatomical correlates of personality in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Associations between personality and frontal cortex. Neuroimage. 123:63-71. 

Leroy F, Cai Q, Bogart SL, Dubois J, Coulon O, Monzalvo K, Fischer C, Glasel H, Van der Haegen L, Bénézit A, Lin CP, Kennedy DN, Ihara AS, Hertz-Pannier L, Moutard ML, Poupon C, Brysbaert M, Roberts N, Hopkins WD, Mangin JF, Dehaene-Lambertz G. 2015. New human-specific brain landmark: the depth asymmetry of superior temporal sulcus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 112(4):1208-13. 

Keeney JG, Davis JM, Siegenthaler J, Post MD, Nielsen BS, Hopkins WD, Sikela JM. 2015. DUF1220 protein domains drive proliferation in human neural stem cells and are associated with increased cortical volume in anthropoid primates. Brain Struct Funct. 220(5):3053-60. 

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 Resoure is supported by NIH - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


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