Unit 4: Brain Development

Featured Video: Experiences Build Brain Architecture, YouTube video by Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University. This video is part one of a three-part series titled “Three Core Concepts in Early Development.”  The series depicts how advances in neuroscience, molecular biology, and genomics now give us a much better understanding of how early experiences are built into our bodies and brains, for better or for worse.

Embryological Subdivisions of the Human CNS

Early Brain Development

Construction of Neural Circuits

Modification of Neural Circuits in Early Neonatal Life

The Changing Brain Across the Lifespan (CBAL): Development, Repair and Regeneration

Atlas of the developing human brain

  • Allen Brain Atlas is a free online atlas containing sections for specimens at 15 and 21 weeks after conception

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