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    Human brain development over the early years

    Haartsen, Rianne and Jones, Emily and Johnson, Mark H. (2016) Human brain development over the early years. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 10 , pp. 149-154. ISSN 2352-1546.

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    Abstract

    Recent studies of the structural and functional development of the human brain over the early years have highlighted the rapid development of brain structures and their interconnectivity. Some regional functional specializations emerge within the first months after birth, while others have a more protracted course of development spanning over the first decade or longer. While some anatomical changes enable the emergence of new functions, evidence also points to the importance of resting state oscillations in sculpting neural architecture during development. In atypical development differences in brain structure, function and task-related activity in infancy often precede the emergence of later diagnostic behavioural symptoms.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centre: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Emily Jones
    Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2016 08:22
    Last Modified: 09 May 2017 14:37
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/15559

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