14. Specificity and Plasticity in Neurocognitive Development in Humans

  1. Mark H. Johnson,
  2. Yuko Munakata and
  3. Rick O. Gilmore
  1. Helen J. Neville and
  2. Daphne Bavelier

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch14

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

How to Cite

Neville, H. J. and Bavelier, D. (2005) Specificity and Plasticity in Neurocognitive Development in Humans, 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.ch14

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;
  • cognition;
  • neuropsychology;
  • sensitivity;
  • semantic information

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Developing Human Brain

  • Developmental Specificity of Visual Functions in Humans

  • Dorsal and Ventral Visual Subsystems

  • Effects of Auditory Deprivation

  • Sensitive Period Effects and Mechanisms

  • fMRI Study of Motion Perception

  • Developmental Specificity in Other Neurocognitive Domains

  • Development Specificity of Language Functions in Humans

  • Studies of Deaf Adults

  • Studies of ASL

  • Effects of Primary Language Acquisition on Cerebral Organization

  • Summary and Conclusions