1. What are the three stages (in order) of cellular development
- Proliferation, cell migration, myelinisation
- Synaptogenesis, Cell migration, proliferation
- Myelinisation, Cell migration, proliferation
- Synaptogenesis, Myelinisation, Cell migration
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2. What effects does the environment have on the prenatal brain?
- The PN brain is sensitive to negative and positive influences, with cortical thickness differing according to the environment
- The PN brain is especially sensitive to negative environmental influences affecting cortical thickness
- The PN brain is especially sensitive to positive environmental influences affecting cortical thickness
- The environment has not shown to have an effect on the PN brain
3. As the cortex grows, what happens to the brain?
- Synaptogenesis occurs
- Infolding to accommodate rapid growth
- Synaptic pruning
- Vesicles develop
4. What is the second stage of brain development?
- Cell insulation
- Folding of the neural plate to form the neural tube
- Neurogenesis and cell migration
- The formation of the hindbrain
5. What are the main characteristics of fetal alcohol syndrome?
- Physical defects (e.g flat midface, microcephaly, micrognathia), growth retardation and CNS difficulties
- Growth retardation (e.g low birth weight) and balance and hearing issues
- CNS issues (e.g learning/behaviourla disorders), Growth retardation emotional disturbances and
- Small hippo-campus and other physical defects (e.g flat midface, microcephaly, micrognathia)