11. Experience and Brain Development

  1. Mark H. Johnson,
  2. Yuko Munakata and
  3. Rick O. Gilmore
  1. William T. Greenough,
  2. James E. Black and
  3. Christopher S. Wallace

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch11

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

How to Cite

Greenough, W. T., Black, J. E. and Wallace, C. S. (2005) Experience and Brain Development, in Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition (eds M. H. Johnson, Y. Munakata and R. O. Gilmore), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217367

Online ISBN: 9780470753507

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Keywords:

  • brain development;
  • epigenesis;
  • neurons;
  • gene expression;
  • nervous system

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Sensitive Periods in Sensory-System Development: Experience-expectant

  • Information Storage

  • Experience-dependent Information Storage in Later Development

  • and Adulthood

  • Some Cautionary Notes

  • Brain Adaptation to Experience: an Update