The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,173,809 members ⚫ 1,357,844 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

The Human Brain During the Second Trimester

The Human Brain During the Second Trimester by Shirley A. Bayer
Buy this eBook
US$ 209.95
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
The brain in the second trimester, the subject of Volume
3, is nearing anatomical maturity throughout the brainstem. In contrast, the neurogenesis and neuronal migration are still in progress in the cerebral cortex and cerebellum. Consequently, the authors chose to focus on the migration, sojourning, and settling of the neuronal populations belonging to these immature structures.

These observations can help researchers develop a better understanding of normal brain development at this formative stage. In this volume, the authors offer consideration of a new concept regarding human cortical development: the identification of the stratified transitional field (STF), which continues to play an important role in later stages. Until recently regarded as simply an intermediate and transitional layer of little significance, modern imaging techniques have shown that it is in the STF where cortical neural connections are first specified. Among other salient points, the development of this field may well bring to light those disruptions during development that lead to cerebral palsy.
CRC Press; May 2005
ISBN 9781135509057
Read online, or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format
Title: The Human Brain During the Second Trimester
Author: Shirley A. Bayer; Joseph Altman
 
  • News
  • Contents
No entry found