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Unformatted text preview: By what means does the brain increase in size from birth to adulthood? What happens to the brain in adolescence? How does this relate to behavior? What happens to the brain with age? How does experience impact the brain? What is meant by sensitive periods? What changes do we see in the brains of the blind? In musicians? What effect does enrichment and deprivation have on the brain? Where might neurogenesis occur in the adult brain? What are teratogens? What factors determine their influence? What are the symptoms of autism? Why is it considered a spectrum disorder? How common is savantism among autistic people? What biological factors seem to be involved in autism? What characterizes those with Williams syndrome? Compare and contrast with autism. What causes it, what brain abnormalities do they tend to have?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PSYCH 367 taught by Professor Rollins during the Spring '08 term at Tulane.
- Spring '08