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InfantChildClass+9.22b - Physical Challenges to Healthy...

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Physical Challenges to Healthy Growth The Developing Nervous System
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Cerebral Cortex Lobes are major areas of the cortex that are associated with different categories of behavior Occipital lobe: Primarily associated with processing visual information Temporal lobe: Involved in memory, visual recognition, and the processing of emotion and auditory information Parietal lobe: Governs spatial processing and integrates sensory input with information in memory Frontal lobe: Organizes behavior and is responsible for planning Information from multiple sensory systems is processed and integrated in the association areas
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Cerebral Cortex The cortex is divided into two separate halves which communicate through a dense tract of fibers, the corpus callosum The two hemispheres are specialized for different modes of processing, a phenomenon referred to as cerebral lateralization
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Brain Development Structures of the Brain Neurons - specialized for sending and receiving messages between the brain and all parts of the body, as well as within the brain itself. Three Main Types: 1. Sensory 2. Motor 3 . Interneuron
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Structures of the Brain Neurons - specialized for sending and receiving messages between the brain and all parts of the body, as well as within the brain itself. Three Main Components:
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InfantChildClass+9.22b - Physical Challenges to Healthy...

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