Embryonic & Neural Development: Setting the Stage for the Lifespan

Charles Nelson

Brain Architecture, Brain Plasticity

May 2010

Dr. Charles A. Nelson, from the Children's Hospital Boston, gives a detailed discussion on the process of embryonic and neural development. He begins with a chronological discussion of the process involved in pre-natal development, followed by an overview of the stages of brain development. The presentation concludes with a thorough discussion of neural plasticity and its relationship to environmental experiences.

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