Chapter 7 Outline

Introduction: Overcoming Blindness

Growth and Development of the Brain Are Orderly Processes

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Development of the Nervous System Can Be Divided into Six Distinct Stages

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BOX 7.1 Degeneration and Regeneration of Nervous Tissue

BOX 7.2 The Frog Retinotectal System Demonstrates Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors in Neural Development

Developmental Disorders of the Brain Impair Behavior

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Genes Interact with Experience to Guide Brain Development

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BOX 7.3 Transgenic and Knockout Mice

Experience Is an Important Influence on Brain Development

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The Brain Continues to Change as We Grow Older

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Two Timescales Are Needed to Describe Brain Development

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The Cutting Edge: Genetically Reversing an Inherited Brain Disorder

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