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Unformatted text preview: linked to the impulsive, irrational behavior, which is characteristic of adolescence • Plasticity & Experience-Expectant ◦ She zipped through this slide, but touched on all of it. Pretty much just read from it. ◦ Vulnerability and plasticity ▪ vulnerabilty ▪ with regards to the first year of life they need to find someone they can trust ▪ it's hard to makeup for a lack of trust in the second year and beyond ▪ the first year is very important ▪ Plasticity ▪ ability to bounce back ▪ be able to re-route brain passageways • Near Infrared Spectroscopy ◦ use near-infrared light rays and sensors to study brain function by collecting changes in blood flow ◦ NEARS uses changes in blood flow to tell us what part of the brain is being activated (Know this) Look at the slides for the articles We will be tested over them...
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- Fall '08
- temporal lobe, near-infrared light rays