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2/15/10 Development
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Review What do we mean by an enriched environment? Opportunity, increased experience What are the benefits of an enriched environment? Increased Plasticity, elaboration of synapses, improved intellectual function Exercise, education and enrichnment have been shown to produce what? Neurogenesis
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Review Decreased hippocampal volume, synaptic loss and decreased blood flow are characteristic of? Aged brain Joe has a few problems. When someone touches his face, he feels it in is “arm”. What is really going on? Joe has a phantom limb. His brain has remapped, now the face has invades the area where his arm used to be.
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Critical to your neural development! What do hormones, apoptosis and cortical rearrangement have in common?
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Male, Female or somewhere in between? You decide!
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BRAIN When does this take place? What is responsible for this?
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 460 taught by Professor Lawrence during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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