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Unformatted text preview: • Predetermined by gentic factors. You can have several connections but how are certain connections preserved and why are others not preserved. Based on the premise of use it or lose it. The connections that are ued will be maintained and preserved • Apoptosis: program cells that all cells in early development are programmed to die but the one thing that will prevent them from destructing is whether or not they are being used • Malleable process, things are constantly being changed • environment shapes the brain but cant completely change genetic destiny • neural development o nervous system should still be in the womb o read the publications of this study o genetic factors and experiences dictate development o its important for the development of the brain and child to be the with the mother once it is born o...
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- Spring '07
- Psychology, cells