[Part 4] Experience and Brain Development

Positive experiences Negative experiences Outcomes of Negative experiences Is nurturing affect brain and child development? Yes (click the button to read more) The brain is developed over time, from the bottom up. The basic structure of the brain is built through a continuous process that begins before birth and persists into adulthood.This development of the …

[Part 2] Brain structure and development

Nerve-Neuron and Synapse Nerve-Neuron and Synapse The function of the brain depends on activities of neurons (brain cells) and synapses (connections) that receive and send electrochemical signals (messages). Each neuron has an axon (trunk) which sends messages to the small structures – dendrites (fingers) of another neuron. When the axon connects with the dendrite of …

[Part 1] The relationship between brain development and early childhood

Is early brain development affect child development? Yes (click the button to read more) The science of early brain development can provide vital information to early childhood investment. These basic concepts have been established by neuroscience and behavioral researchers for decades that help to explain why children’s development, especially from birth to five years, is …