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Brain Development

Brain Development

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Published by Bryllan Abacan
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Published by: Bryllan Abacan on Jul 07, 2012
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 Glial Cells
w/c are responsible for the increase in brain size.
Myelination -
the change or maturation of certain nerve cellswhereby a layer of myelin forms around the axons which allows thenerve impulses to travel faster.
Cell Proliferation
- an increase in the number of cells as a result of cell growth and cell division.
Cell Pruning
- is a neurological regulatory process, which facilitatesa productive change in neural structure
Early ChildhoodMiddle ChildhoodAdolescence
Brain Development
The human brain continue to develop since birth.In every 6 months it double doubles its weightabout a half of an adult brain.There are 100 billion neurons present at birth w/c conduct nerveimpulses that are nourished by glial cells.Myelination of nerve fibers grows at different paces for differentparts of the brain. The first to be myelinated is the peripheralnervous system connecting the sensory perception, brainmuscles, spinal cord, and the internal organs and glands.

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