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    Developmental changes in resting gamma power from age three to adulthood

    Tierney, Adam and Strait, D.L. and O'Connell, S. and Kraus, N. (2013) Developmental changes in resting gamma power from age three to adulthood. Clinical Neurophysiology 124 (5), pp. 1040-1042. ISSN 1388-2457.

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    Abstract

    The brain’s activity at rest changes dramatically as it develops. Resting oscillatory power within delta and theta bands, for example, decreases steadily between childhood and late adolescence (Gasser et al., 1988). Individual differences in resting EEG power have been linked to gray matter volume (Whitford et al., 2007). Thus, decreases in resting EEG power with age may reflect decreases in synaptic density due to synaptic pruning, which have been proposed to be linked to decreasing gray matter volume with age (Whitford et al., 2007).

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centre: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2015 10:28
    Last Modified: 02 Dec 2016 11:58
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/13795

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