Embryonic & Neural Development: Setting the Stage for the Lifespan

Charles Nelson

Brain Architecture, Brain Plasticity

May 2010

Dr Charles A. Nelson gives a detailed discussion on the process of embryonic and neural development and relates this to brain development.  He begins with a chronological discussion of the process involved with prenatal development, followed by an overview of the stages of brain development and ends with a thorough discussion of Neural Plasticity and its relationship to environmental experiences.