New Insights on Brain Development Sequence Through Adolescence
[Source: Science Daily]
Brain development does not occur uniformly across the brain, but follows a newly identified developmental sequence, according to a new Penn Medicine study. Brain regions that support cognitive, social, and emotional functions appear to remain malleable — or capable of changing, adapting, and remodeling — longer than other brain regions, rendering youth sensitive to socioeconomic environments through adolescence. The findings were published recently in Nature Neuroscience.
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