Tomas Paus

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Affiliation: Rotman Research Institute
Country: Canada

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  1. doi Sex differences in the human brain: a developmental perspective
    Tomas Paus
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 186:13-28. 2010
  2. pmc KCTD8 gene and brain growth in adverse intrauterine environment: a genome-wide association study
    Tomas Paus
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 22:2634-42. 2012
  3. ncbi Population neuroscience: why and how
    Tomas Paus
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:891-903. 2010
  4. pmc Development of the action observation network during early adolescence: a longitudinal study
    Daniel J Shaw
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, England, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:64-80. 2012
  5. doi Does skull shape mediate the relationship between objective features and subjective impressions about the face?
    Klára Marečková
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    Neuroimage 79:234-40. 2013
  6. pmc FTO, obesity and the adolescent brain
    Melkaye G Melka
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Hum Mol Genet 22:1050-8. 2013
  7. pmc Routine clinical measures of adiposity as predictors of visceral fat in adolescence: a population-based magnetic resonance imaging study
    Katie Goodwin
    Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e79896. 2013
  8. ncbi Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking, amygdala volume, and fat intake in adolescence
    Amirreza Haghighi
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:98-105. 2013
  9. doi Sex differences in the contributions of visceral and total body fat to blood pressure in adolescence
    Zdenka Pausova
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Hypertension 59:572-9. 2012
  10. pmc Clustering of the metabolic syndrome components in adolescence: role of visceral fat
    Melkaye G Melka
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e82368. 2013

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  1. doi Sex differences in the human brain: a developmental perspective
    Tomas Paus
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Prog Brain Res 186:13-28. 2010
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  2. pmc KCTD8 gene and brain growth in adverse intrauterine environment: a genome-wide association study
    Tomas Paus
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 22:2634-42. 2012
    ..We speculate that KCTD8 might modulate adverse effects of smoking during pregnancy on brain development via apoptosis triggered by low intracellular levels of potassium, possibly reducing the number of progenitor cells...
  3. ncbi Population neuroscience: why and how
    Tomas Paus
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:891-903. 2010
    ..I conclude by outlining future directions vis-à-vis population neuroscience, such as design strategies that can be used to evaluate the presence of absence of causality in associations discovered by observational studies...
  4. pmc Development of the action observation network during early adolescence: a longitudinal study
    Daniel J Shaw
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, England, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:64-80. 2012
    ..Using this approach, we reveal quadratic trajectories within a fronto-parietal network previously shown to demonstrate correlated morphological development...
  5. doi Does skull shape mediate the relationship between objective features and subjective impressions about the face?
    Klára Marečková
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    Neuroimage 79:234-40. 2013
    ..In females, body fat influences negatively the accuracy of sex judgments, and craniofacial bone structure alone cannot explain the relationship between facial features and identification of a face as female...
  6. pmc FTO, obesity and the adolescent brain
    Melkaye G Melka
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Hum Mol Genet 22:1050-8. 2013
    ..Given the completion of the overall brain growth in early childhood, these effects may have their origins during early development...
  7. pmc Routine clinical measures of adiposity as predictors of visceral fat in adolescence: a population-based magnetic resonance imaging study
    Katie Goodwin
    Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e79896. 2013
    ..As body-fat distribution differs between males and females, we performed these analyses separately in each sex...
  8. ncbi Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking, amygdala volume, and fat intake in adolescence
    Amirreza Haghighi
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:98-105. 2013
    ..Preference for fatty foods, regulated in part by the brain reward system, may contribute to the development of obesity...
  9. doi Sex differences in the contributions of visceral and total body fat to blood pressure in adolescence
    Zdenka Pausova
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Hypertension 59:572-9. 2012
    ..This dimorphism suggests sex-specific mechanisms of obesity-induced hypertension and the need for sex-specific criteria of its prevention...
  10. pmc Clustering of the metabolic syndrome components in adolescence: role of visceral fat
    Melkaye G Melka
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e82368. 2013
    ..Further, the sex-specific metabolic abnormalities associated with BP elevation suggest the need for sex-specific prevention and treatment strategies of MetS. ..
  11. doi Testosterone-mediated sex differences in the face shape during adolescence: subjective impressions and objective features
    Klára Marečková
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2E1
    Horm Behav 60:681-90. 2011
    ..Perceptible sex differences in face shape are thus associated with specific facial features whose emergence may be, in part, driven by testosterone...
  12. pmc Global genetic variations predict brain response to faces
    Erin W Dickie
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Genet 10:e1004523. 2014
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  13. ncbi Estimating volumes of the pituitary gland from T1-weighted magnetic-resonance images: effects of age, puberty, testosterone, and estradiol
    Angelita Pui Yee Wong
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Canada
    Neuroimage 94:216-21. 2014
    ..These findings demonstrate that the pituitary gland grows during adolescence, and its volume relates to circulating plasma-levels of sex steroids in both males and females...
  14. pmc Exploring age-related changes in dynamical non-stationarity in electroencephalographic signals during early adolescence
    Vasily A Vakorin
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e57217. 2013
    ..These two effects had global and parieto-occipital distribution, respectively, with the later effect being most dominant in the alpha (around 10 Hz) frequency band...
  15. doi Breastfeeding and brain structure in adolescence
    Salomi Kafouri
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 42:150-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate an association between duration of exclusive breastfeeding and structure of cortical regions implicated in general intelligence...
  16. pmc Functional embedding predicts the variability of neural activity
    Bratislav Misić
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre Toronto, ON, Canada
    Front Syst Neurosci 5:90. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the variability of regional activity reflects functional embedding...
  17. doi Creating probabilistic maps of the face network in the adolescent brain: a multicentre functional MRI study
    Amir M Tahmasebi
    Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:938-57. 2012
    ..male) adolescents, and a slightly stronger response to the angry faces in the amygdala of male (vs. female) adolescents...
  18. doi Genome-wide scan for loci of adolescent obesity and their relationship with blood pressure
    Melkaye G Melka
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E145-50. 2012
    ..Hypertension, typically considered a disorder of adulthood, is now emerging in adolescence. This is mainly due to the growing prevalence of obesity and the fact that excess body fat increases blood pressure (BP)...
  19. pmc Hormonal contraceptives, menstrual cycle and brain response to faces
    Klára Marečková
    Rotman Research Institute, 3560 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:191-200. 2014
    ..The imaging findings might indicate enhanced processing of social cues in women taking OC and women during mid-cycle. ..
  20. pmc Automated analysis of craniofacial morphology using magnetic resonance images
    M Mallar Chakravarty
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e20241. 2011
    ..Both methods demonstrated significant sexual dimorphism in craniofacial structure in areas such as the chin, mandible, lips, and nose...
  21. pmc Extracting message inter-departure time distributions from the human electroencephalogram
    Bratislav Misić
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Comput Biol 7:e1002065. 2011
    ..Together, these results suggest that message departure times are indicative of network traffic and capture a novel facet of neural activity...

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