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Neural Plasticity

The Effects of Environment on the Development of the Cerebral Cortex

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$96.00 • £76.95 • €86.50

ISBN 9780674007437

Publication Date: 07/15/2002


286 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones; 22 line illustrations, 11 tables

Perspectives in Cognitive Neuroscience


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Neuroanatomical Substrates: Early Developmental Events
  • 2. Synaptogenesis
  • 3. Methods for the Study of Functional Plasticity
  • 4. Plasticity in Sensory Systems
  • 5. Plasticity in the Motor Cortex
  • 6. Plasticity in the Development of Language
  • 7. Plasticity in Elective Brain Functions
  • 8. Adult Plasticity
  • 9. Summing Up
  • 10. The Practical Relevance of the Findings from Developmental Neurobiology
  • References
  • Index

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