Brain Development Terminology
Neuroscience: Branch of the life sciences that deals with the physiology, biochemistry,
anatomy, or molecular biology of nerves and nervous tissue, especially their relation to
behaviour and learning.
Axon: Part of
Alzheimers disease is a debilitating and increasingly common ailment that is the sixth-leading
cause of death in America.
It is the most common cause of dementia, which is a loss of or damage to mental abilities.
It is a progressive deg
1. What does Shatz mean when he says what the brain has done is lay out circuits
that are its best guess about whats required or vision, for language, for
At this point, the nerve cells have not yet established a firm pattern of w
Crawford, T. J. (2013). Alzheimer's disease: is the clue in the eyes? Neurodegenerative Disease
Management,3(1), 5+. Retrieved from
League of Nations + the Mandate System
Establishment of the Mandate System
mandate was a legal status for territories transferred from the control of one country to another
the mandate consisted of agreed-upon terms for the administration of
Contacts and Resources
Cocaine babies are at greatly
increased risk of cerebral palsy,
developmental problems, and
visual and hearing disabilities.
There may be risk of
malformations, especially of the
genitourinary system when
To what extent was the dtente an extension of the policies of containment?
Compare the US aims and policies of the dtente to the policies of containment.
Give specific examples of Vietnam War, Truman Doctrine, and Marshall Plan.
The dtente was a break fro
Teen Brain Questions
1. What are some of the differences that researchers have found in the function of
the teen vs. adult brain?
There are many differences between the teenage and adult brain, and these
differences are what account for behavioural dissim
Review of Literature Alzheimers Disease
Alzheimers disease is a debilitating and increasingly common ailment that currently
affects roughly 5.4 million Americans (Allen, Dublin & Kimmerly, 2013, p. 8) and is the sixthleading cause of d
HHG- AP PSYCH
Library Research Assignment Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia genomics and proteomics: are we any closer to biomarker discovery?
This report presents recent findings (as of 2009) regarding research towards finding
biomarkers of schizophrenia. It b