L08 - Early Brain Development Outline

L08 - Early Brain Development Outline - Fertile Minds...

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    Fertile Minds Overview of Early Development of  the Human Brain 
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    The Basic Components and  Structures of the Brain The Neuron:  Glial Cells:  Synaptic gap (synapse):   Neurotransmitters: 
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    Physical Structures of the  Brain The Brainstem –  The Cerebellum –  The Thalamus –  The Limbic System –  The Cerebral Cortex –  The Lobes - The Hemispheres -
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    Developmental Patterns:  Prenatal Period Production:  The Neural Tube  – forms from  the ectoderm layer of the embryonic disc     Migration: Movement within the wall of the  neural tube (complete by 7 months)    
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    Developmental Patterns:  Prenatal (Cont.) Aggregation:  Differentiation:  Connections:      Formation:  Growth: 
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    What’s Accomplished by Birth 100 Billion Neurons 1 Trillion Glial Cells Brain stem and cerebellum well  organized and connected Basic circuits for brain functioning in  place
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2008 for the course PSY 230 taught by Professor Price during the Spring '08 term at San Diego State.

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