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Like a gardener trimming the excess branches of a tree, synaptic pruning clears away unneeded connections between neurons.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The neurological consequences of teenage alcohol abuse can last well beyond the teen years and into adulthood.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
How much does the brain develop after birth? How do human brains develop compared to other animals?
  • PBS
With just a roll of the dice your students will learn about how every day choices can affect their brain development.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Getting rid of unneeded synapses is a key part of brain development.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 1 min
Can the zebrafish teach us about human development?
  • National Institutes of Health