Nature - Nature Nurture & the Brain Carolyn R. Fallahi,...

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Brain Carolyn R. Fallahi, Ph. D.
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Principles of Development Physical Growth:  disproportionate growth Proximodistal principle Cephalocaudal principle Principle of Hierarchical Integration Principle of the independence of systems
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Brain Development Facts about the Brain At birth – brain has all the brain cells or neurons it will  ever have. Regeneration issue. The role of the environment. Neural plasticity.
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The role of the environment Dr. Marion Diamond at the U. of California –  Berkley.  1960s. How does the brain develop? What about IQ? PET scans – Positron Emission Tomography. Applications of Brain Research. The role of nutrition and the brain.
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Birth to Three – the Brain 100 billion neurons 1 trillion glial cells What happens if there is deprivation or lack of  stimulation?
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Nature - Nature Nurture & the Brain Carolyn R. Fallahi,...

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