Chapter

White Matter Structure and Function

Christopher M. Filley

in The Behavioral Neurology of White Matter

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199743261
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322992 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743261.003.002
White Matter Structure and Function

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Chapter 2 introduces the notioin that white matter principally subserves information transfer, in contrast to the information processing mediated by gray matter, and is organized to enable macroconnectivity of the brain — linking widely distributed cortical and subcortical gray matter regions into coherent neural networks.

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Subjects: Neurology

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