Brain Growth

Neuroanatomy of the Developing Central Nervous System

  • The cells of the developing central nervous system
  • Tissues of the developing central nervous system

Developmental Mechanisms Regulating Brain Growth

  • Neural stem cell behaviors during division
  • Neurogenesis: Building from the bottom up (or from the inside out)
  • Glia as scaffold for the layering of the cerebellum and neocortex
  • Signaling mechanisms regulating development of the neocortex

Development of the Human Brain

  • Fetal neuronal growth rate after birth
  • Hills raise the horizon for learning
  • Genes for brain growth
  • Changes in transcript quantity
  • Teenage brains: Wired and unchained