Neural Circuit Development and Function in the Brain

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  • 848 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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The genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms of neural development are essential for understanding evolution and disorders of neural systems. Recent advances in genetic, molecular, and cell biological methods have generated a massive increase in new information, but there is a paucity of comprehensive and up-to-date syntheses, references, and historical perspectives on this important subject. The Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience series is designed to fill this gap, offering the most thorough coverage of this field on the market today and addressing all aspects of how the nervous system and its components develop. Particular attention is paid to the effects of abnormal development and on new psychiatric/neurological treatments being developed based on our increased understanding of developmental mechanisms. Each volume in the series consists of review style articles that average 15-20pp and feature numerous illustrations and full references. Volume 3 offers 40 high level articles devoted mainly to anatomical and functional development of neural circuits and neural systems, as well as those that address neurodevelopmental disorders in humans and experimental organisms.

  • Series offers 144 articles for 2904 full color pages addressing ways in which the nervous system and its components develop
  • Features leading experts in various subfields as Section Editors and article Authors
  • All articles peer reviewed by Section Editors to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and scholarship
  • Volume 3 sections include coverage of: mechanisms that control the assembly of neural circuits in specific regions of the nervous system, multiple aspects of cognitive development, and disorders of the nervous system arising through defects in neural development
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I: Circuit Development Chapter 1
The Form and Functions of Neural Circuits in the Olfactory Bulb
G. Lepousez, P.-M. Lledo Chapter 2
Functional Circuit Development in the Auditory System
D.B. Polley, A.H. Seidl, Y. Wang, J.T. Sanchez Chapter 3
Development of the Superior Colliculus/Optic Tectum
B.E. Stein, T.R. Stanford Chapter 4
Multisensory Circuits
A.J. King Chapter 5
Cerebellar Circuits
M. Kano, M. Watanabe Chapter 6
Dendritic Spines
D. Muller, I. Nikonenko Chapter 7
Cortical Columns
Z. Molnár Chapter 8
Neonatal Cortical Rhythms
R. Khazipov, M. Colonnese, M. Minlebaev Chapter 9
Spike Timing-Dependent Plasticity
D.E. Shulz, D.E. Feldman

II: Cognitive Development Chapter 10
Introduction to Cognitive Development from a Neuroscience Perspective
H. Tager-Flusberg Chapter 11
Theories in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
M.H. Johnson Chapter 12
Structural Brain Development: Birth Through Adolescence
J.B. Colby, E.D. O'Hare, J.E. Bramen, E.R. Sowell Chapter 13
Statistical Learning Mechanisms in Infancy
J. Lany, J.R. Saffran Chapter 14
Development of the Visual System
S.P. Johnson Chapter 15
The Development of Visuospatial Processing
J. Stiles, N. Akshoomoff, F. Haist Chapter 16
Memory Development
P.J. Bauer Chapter 17
Early Development of Speech and Language: Cognitive, Behavioral, and Neural Systems
H. Tager-Flusberg, A.M. Seery Chapter 18
The Neural Architecture and Developmental Course of Face Processing
G. Righi, C.A. Nelson III Chapter 19
Developmental Neuroscience of Social Perception
A. Voos, C. Cordeaux, J. Tirrell, K. Pelphrey Chapter 20
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience of Theory of Mind
H. Gweon, R. Saxe Chapter 21
A Neuroscience Perspective on Empathy and Its Development
J. Decety, K.J. Michalska Chapter 22
Developing Attention and Self-Regulation in Infancy and Childhood
M.I. Posner, M.K. Rothbart, M.R. Rueda Chapter 23
The Neural Correlates of Cognitive Control and the Development of Social Behavior
A. Lahat, N.A. Fox Chapter 24
Executive Function: Development, Individual Differences, and Clinical Insights
C. Hughes Chapter 25
The Effects of Stress on Early Brain and Behavioral Development
M.R. Gunnar, E.P. Davis Chapter 26
Sex Differences in Brain and Behavioral Development
A.M. Beltz, J.E.O. Blakemore, S.A. Berenbaum

III: Diseases Chapter 27
Neural-Tube Defects
C. Pyrgaki, L. Niswander Chapter 28
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Targeted Effects of Ethanol on Cell Proliferation and Survival
S.M. Mooney, P.J. Lein, M.W. Miller Chapter 29
Azetidine-2-Carboxylic Acid and Other Nonprotein Amino Acids in the Pathogenesis of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
E. Rubenstein Chapter 30
Down Syndrome
A.B. Bowman, K.C. Ess, K.K. Kumar, K.L. Summar Chapter 31
Lissencephalies and Axon Guidance Disorders
E.H. Sherr, L. Fernandez Chapter 32
Developmental Disabilities, Autism, and Schizophrenia at a Single Locus: Complex Gene Regulation and Genomic Instability of 15q11-q13 Cause a Range of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
N. Urraca, L.T. Reiter Chapter 33
Fragile X Clinical Features and Neurobiology
M.J. Leigh, R.J. Hagerman Chapter 34
Autisms
M. Persico Chapter 35
Neurodevelopmental Genomics of Autism, Schizophrenia, and Related Disorders
J.F. Cubells, D. Moreno-De-Luca Chapter 36
Excitation-Inhibition Epilepsies
A.X. Thomas, A.R. Brooks-Kayal Chapter 37
Sensory Organ Disorders (Retina, Auditory, Olfactory, Gustatory) - D.C. Gillespie Chapter 38
The Developmental Neurobiology of Repetitive Behavior
S.-J. Kim, M. Lewis, J. Veenstra-VanderWeele Chapter 39
Disorders of Cognitive Control
B.J. Casey, N. Franklin, M.M. Cohen Chapter 40
Language Impairment
R.H. Fitch Index

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