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neuraldev2_19bb - Review What is a teratogen? Disturbs...

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Unformatted text preview: Review What is a teratogen? Disturbs development of embryo or fetus What change has been found in nearly all form of mental retardation? Disrupted dendritic spines In Fragile X mental retardation what protein is reduced? FMRP Review According to one theory of ADHD inattention is due to alteration in what transmitter system? Increased dopamine transporter in the striatum An opposing theory suggests that ADHD is what? Evolution, adaptation to the fast paced lifestyle Why is the brain so vulnerable during development? Development takes so long How come some cellular populations like the hippocampus are more susceptible to insults than the medulla or thalamus? Critical Periods Long history SPARTA! Talmud Surgeon General No safe amount or time during pregnancy. Physiological Behavioral Alcohol during Development Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) Smith and Jones 1973 Alcohol related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND) FASD: Brain and Behavior...
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