Journal article

Thinning of the lateral prefrontal cortex during adolescence predicts emotion regulation in females

Nandita Vijayakumar, Sarah Whittle, Murat Yuecel, Meg Dennison, Julian Simmons, Nicholas B Allen

Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2014


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC; Australia)

Awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC)

Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

Neuroimaging analysis was facilitated by the Neuropsychiatry Imaging Laboratory at the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre. The authors thank the Brain Research Institute and Royal Children's Hospital for support in acquiring the neuroimaging data and the families who participated in the study. This research was supported by grants from the Colonial Foundation, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC; Australia; Program Grant 350241) and the Australian Research Council (ARC; Discovery Grant DP0878136). Ms Vijayakumar was supported by a Melbourne International Research Scholarship. Dr Whittle was supported by an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (ID: 1007716). Ms Dennison was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award. Prof. Yucel was supported by an NHMRC Fellowship (ID: 1021973).