The relationship between brain development and early childhood

The relationship between brain development and early childhood (Part 1)

Does early brain development affect child development? Yes. 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 the foundation of a wealthy and …

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Brain structure and development (Part 2)

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 another neuron, a …

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Experience and Brain Development (Part 4)

Is nurturing affect brain and child development? Yes. 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 brain is influenced by many factors, including a child’s relationships, experiences and environment. …

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