enivronment - 1 Nature and Nurture Nature and Nurture Genes...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Nature and Nurture Nature and Nurture Genes, Evolution, and Genes, Evolution, and Environment Environment 2 How experience shapes the brain How experience shapes the brain Influence of parents and peers Influence of parents and peers Influence of culture Influence of culture Gender development Gender development 3 Parents and Peers Parents and Peers We have looked at how genes influence our developmental differences. What about the environment, how do our early experiences, our family, our community and culture affects these differences? Parents and Early Experiences We begin with prenatal environment. 4 Brain Development Brain Development Experience leads to organization-experience Experience leads to organization-experience expectant development expectant development Pruning- neurotrophic factors necessary to prevent Pruning- neurotrophic factors necessary to prevent synapse loss and cell death synapse loss and cell death QuickTime / and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. 5 Synaptic density changes Synaptic density changes with age with age QuickTime 5 and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. 6 Myelinization is not complete Myelinization is not complete until age 30 until age 30 QuickTime ¡ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. 7 New synaptic connections are New synaptic connections are formed throughout life formed throughout life QuickTime = and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. 8 Brain Development and Adulthood Brain Development and Adulthood Brain development does not stop with adulthood. Throughout our life brain tissue continues to grow and change. A well-learned finger tapping task leads to more motor cortical neurons (right) than baseline....
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