10-4 Lecture - • Nurture changes nature … Brain...

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SESP 201: Birth & Brain SESP 201: Birth & Brain Development Development Wednesday, October 4 Wednesday, October 4
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Review Which prenatal period of development is most affected by teratogens? Policy & Pre/Neonatal care
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Childbirth: A Tight Squeeze What aspects of childbirth can impact development? And how?
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Childbirth and Development Preparation and guidance shapes . . . Drugs during delivery shapes . . . Home delivery shapes . . . Birth complications include: Oxygen deprivation Preterm & low-birth-weight infants
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Childbirth: Nature or Nurture? "Genes in themselves cannot cause development any more than stimulation in and of itself can cause development" (Gottleib, 1991).
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How much is nature versus nurture? Heritability estimates Concordance rates Limitations of?
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How do nature and nurture work together? Nature changes nurture …?
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Unformatted text preview: • Nurture changes nature …? Brain Development: Example of N/N interaction • Providing a baby with a healthy diet • Increases brain growth • Leads to new connections between nerve cells • Which transforms gene expression. Development of Neurons 1. cell production 2. cell migration 3. cell differentiation 4. synaptogenesis and pruning 5. development of support cells and myelinization Why do we care about neurons? • Lateralization • Plasticity • Sensitive periods • http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?st For Friday • Are you finding your articles for assignment #1? Due 10/13. • How do infants learn from their environments? • What are the stages of gross versus fine motor development? • Describe the six perceptual areas of development....
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