Volume 11, Issue 3 (Summer 2014 -- 2014)                   ASJ 2014, 11(3): 131-134 | Back to browse issues page

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Heidari K, Jahanshahi M, Golalipour M J. Effect of Ethnicity on the Females’ Brain Weight in Northern Iran. ASJ. 2014; 11 (3) :131-134
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Abstract:   (4031 Views)
Introduction: Brain weight and cranial capacity are important parameters in the study of racial/ ethnic differences. This study was done to determine the effect of ethnicity on the female’s brain weight in Northern Iran. 
Methods: Brain weight was estimated using linear (Lee–Pearson’s) formula in 410 normal 17–20 year old (207 native Fars and 203 Turkman) females in northern Iran. Dimensions of the head measured with spreading caliper and auricular head spanner. 
Results: The mean±SD of brain weight in native Fars and Turkmen females were 1258.33±130 and 1270.17±124 grams and 1215, respectively. 
Conclusion: This study showed that Brain weight in Turkmen’s was higher than native Fars females.
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Type of Study: Original |
Received: 2014/03/5 | Accepted: 2014/07/10 | Published: 2014/08/1

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