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Gene Expression to Neurobiology and Behaviour. Human Brain Development and Developmental Disorders. Progress in Brain Research Volume 189

  • ID: 1762021
  • Book
  • April 2011
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

How does the genome, interacting with the multi-faceted environment, translate into the development by which the human brain achieves its astonishing, adaptive array of cognitive and behavioral capacities? Why and how does this process sometimes lead to neurodevelopmental disorders with a major, lifelong personal and social impact?

This volume of Progress in Brain Research links findings on the structural development of the human brain, the expression of genes in behavioral and cognitive phenotypes, environmental effects on brain development, and developmental processes in perception, action, attention, cognitive control, social cognition, and language, in an attempt to answer these questions.

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The developing brain: from developmental biology to behavioural disorders and their remediation -Atkinson, Braddick & Innocenti Brain development and the nature vs nurture debate
Stiles The dynamics of ontogeny: A neuroconstructivist perspective on genes, brains, cognition and behaviour
Dekker & Karmiloff-Smith Molecular bases of cortico-cerebral regionalization
Mallamaci Development and evolution: two determinants of cortical connectivity
Innocenti Postnatal brain development: structural imaging of dynamic neurodevelopmental processes
Jerningan, Barré, Stiles & Skak Madsen VERP and brain imaging for identifying levels of visual dorsal and ventral stream function in typical and preterm infants
Braddick, Atkinson, Wattam-Bell Neurodevelopment of the visual system in typically developing children
Klaver, Marcar, Martin Perinatal brain damage in children: Neuroplasticity, early intervention and molecular mechanisms of recovery
Cioni, D'Acunto & Guzzetta The impact of perinatal stress on the functional maturation of prefronto-cortical synaptic circuits: implications for the pathophysiology of ADHD? - Bock, Poeggel & Braun The processing of social stimuli in early infancy: From faces to biological motion perception
Simion, Di Giorgio, Leo and Bardi Social and attention factors during infancy and the later emergence of autism characteristics
Elsabbagh, Holmboe, Gliga, Mercure, Hudry, Charman, Baron-Cohen, Bolton, Johnson & the BASIS Team How Special is Social Looking in ASD: A Review
Falck-Ytter & von Hofsten Developmental disorders of speech and language: from genes to brain structure and function
Watkins Precursors to language in preterm infants: speech perception abilities in the first year of life
Bosch From genes to brain development to phenotypic behaviour: 'dorsal stream vulnerability' in relation to spatial cognition, attention and planning of actions in Williams syndrome (WS) and other developmental disorders
Atkinson & Braddick Neurocognitive development of attention across genetic syndromes: Inspecting a disorder's dynamics through the lens of another
Scerif & Steele Connectivity and the corpus callosum in autism spectrum conditions: insights from comparison of autism and callosal agenesis
Booth, Wallace & Happé Biological and social influences on cognitive control processes dependent on prefrontal cortex
Diamond It's all in the head: Gene dosage and Williams Syndrome

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Braddick, Oliver.
Atkinson, Janette.
Innocenti, Giorgio M.

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