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Fetal Brain, Behavior, Cognitive, Sexual & Emotional Development: The Normal & Abnormal Fetus R. Joseph

Fetal Brain, Behavior, Cognitive, Sexual & Emotional Development: The Normal & Abnormal Fetus

R. Joseph

Published September 3rd 2011
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135 pages
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Fetal Brain, Behavior, Cognitive, Sexual & Emotional Development:The Normal & Abnormal FetusTable of ContentsPart I: Fetal Brain-behavior & Cognitive Development - 4Introduction: Fetal Brain, Mind & Brainstem - 4Evolution &MoreFetal Brain, Behavior, Cognitive, Sexual & Emotional Development:The Normal & Abnormal FetusTable of ContentsPart I: Fetal Brain-behavior & Cognitive Development - 4Introduction: Fetal Brain, Mind & Brainstem - 4Evolution & Ontogeny: - 6Consciousness, Cognition & the Brainstem - 10Myelination - 11Periaqueductal Gray, Anencephaly & Vocalization -13Maturation of Brainstem & Behavior - 16Fetal Brain Development: Overview - 17The Fetal Brainstem: Functional & Behavioral Overview -22Development of the Medulla & Cranial Nerves - 27Spontaneous Heart Rate, Breathing, Body Movement - 28Development of the Pons: - 32Vibratory-Acoustic Perception - 34Environmental Fine Tuning of the Brainstem - 37Development of the Midbrain: Functional Overview - 39Sleep Cycle and Rapid Eye Movements - 44Part II: Sexual Differentiation of the Fetal Brain & Limbic System - 46The Genetics of Sex - 46Ovaries & Testes - 46Mullerian & Wolfian Ducts - 49Maternal Stress & Sexual Differentiation - 50Limbic System Sexuality - 51Hypothalamus - 52Sexual Dimorphism in the Hypothalamus - 56Hunger & Thirst -58Pleasure & Reward - 59Neonatal Hypothalamic Rage & Pleasure - 60Amygdala - 61Sexual Differentiation of the Amygdala - 63The Limbic System & Testosterone - 66Homosexual limbic System & Stress - 67Sexual Orientation & Heterosexual Desire - 69Part III: Neuropathology of Abnormal Fetal & Neonatal Brain Development: - 72Primary & Secondary Congenital Abnormalities - 734Heterotopic Neurons, Dyslexia and Schizophrenia - 75Timing of Congenital Injuries - 76Fetal Brain Injuries Manifested Later in Life - 77Ontogeny of Abnormal Fetal Brain Development - 78Neural Tube - 78Migration of Neurons - 79Formation of Neocortex - 80Effects of Damage Depend on Maturity of Brain Area - 83Disturbances of Neural Migration & Heterotopias - 84Heterotopias, Trophic Influences, Neural Grafts - 86Heterotopias, Neural Migration Errors, & Psychosis - 87Schizophrenia & Neural Migration Errors - 88Schizophrenia & Late Onset Symptoms - 90Autism & Brain Development: The Amygdala - 91Neurotransmitters & Brain Development - 93Norepinephrine & Neocortical development - 95Fetal Stress & Abnormal Limbic System Development - 98Fetal Stress & Abnormal Sexual Differentiation - 100Fetal Stress, Learning Disabilities & Psychosis - 104Primary Congenital Abnormalities in Brainstem, Spinal, & Forebrain Development - 104Anencephaly - 106Spina Bifida, Encephalocele - 108Forebrain Growth Failure - 109Holoprosencephaly - 110Prosencephalies - 114Lissencephaly, Agryi & Micropolygyria - 114Megalencephaly - 114Micropolygyria - 116Microencephaly - 117Hemorrhage - 118Necrosis - 119Hydrocephalus, Cysts, White Matter Tears - 121Dandy-Walker Syndrome - 122Environmental Agents & Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities - 123Secondary Congenital Cerebral Disturbances - 123HIV - 123Maternal Malnutrition - 124Maternal Drug Abuse, Cocaine, Heroin, Alcohol - 125Maternal Trauma - 126Birth Trauma - 126PostNatal Disturbances of Brain Development - 127Falls, Head Injuries, Abuse - 127The Ba