Neuroscience 6e Chapter 25 Outline

Experience-Dependent Plasticity in the Developing Brain

Overview

Neural Activity and Brain Development

Critical Periods

BOX 25A Built-In Behaviors

The Role of Oscillations in Establishing Critical Periods

Critical Periods in Visual System Development

Effects of Visual Deprivation on Ocular Dominance

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Dancing in the Dark

Manipulating Competition

Binocular Competition and Orientation Tuning for Binocular Vision

Amblyopia, Strabismus, and Critical Periods for Human Vision

Cellular and Molecular Regulation of Critical Periods

Evidence for Critical Periods in Other Sensory Systems

Language Development: A Critical Period for a Distinctly Human Behavior

Human Brain Development, Activity-Dependent Plasticity, and Critical Periods