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Neural Circuit and Cognitive Development, Second Edition, the latest release in the Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience series, provides a much-needed update to underscore the latest research in this rapidly evolving field, with new section editors discussing the technological advances that are enabling the pursuit of new research on brain development. This volume is devoted mainly to anatomical and functional development of neural circuits and neural systems and cognitive development. Understanding the critical role these changes play in neurodevelopment provides the ability to explore and elucidate the underlying causes of neurodevelopmental disorders and their effect on cognition.
This series is designed to fill the knowledge gap, offering the most thorough coverage of this field on the market today and addressing all aspects of how the nervous system and its components develop.
- Features leading experts in various subfields as section editors and article authors
- Presents articles that have been peer reviewed to ensure accuracy, thoroughness and scholarship
- Includes coverage of mechanisms that control the assembly of neural circuits in specific regions of the nervous system and multiple aspects of cognitive development
Neuroscience, developmental biology researchers, including stem cells, aging and diseases. Translational neuroscience researchers
I: CIRCUIT DEVELOPMENT
1. Olfactory circuits
Matt Wachowiak, Shawn D. Burton, Gabriel Lepousez and Pierre-Marie Lledo
2. Auditory circuits
Lisa Goodrich and Patrick O. Kanold
3. Retino-tectal circuits
Barry E. Stein
4. Cerebellar circuits
Masanobu Kano and Masahiko Watanabe
5. Cortical columns
6. Spike-timing dependent plasticity
Daniel E. Feldman
7. Somatosensory cortex connections
8. Motor cortex connections
Jeffrey D. Macklis
9. Hippocampal circuitry and development
Kathleen S. Rockland
10. Basal Ganglia Circuits
11. Development of the circuit of the cerebellar cortex
Constantino Sotelo, Fabrice Ango and Richard Hawkes
II: COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT
12. Introduction to cognitive development from a neuroscience perspective
13. Theories in developmental cognitive neuroscience
14. Structural brain development: Birth through adolescence
Stefanie C. Bodison and Elizabeth Sowell
15. Statistical learning mechanisms in infancy
16. Development of the visual system
17. The development of visuospatial processing
18. Memory development
Patricia Bauer and Jessica A. Dugan
19. Early development of speech and language: Cognitive, behavioral, and neural systems
Helen Tager-Flusberg and Kayla Finch
20. The neural architecture and developmental course of face processing
Laurie Bayet and Charles Nelson III
21. Developmental cognitive neuroscience of theory of mind
Rebecca Saxe and Hilary Richardson
22. A developmental neuroscience perspective on empathy
23. Developing attention and self regulation in infancy and childhood
M Rosario Rueda
24. The neural correlates of cognitive control and the development of social behavior
George A. Buzzell, Ayelet Lahat and Nathan A. Fox
25. Executive function: Development, individual differences and clinical insights
26. The Effects of Early Life Stress on Brain and Behavioral Development
Megan Rosamond Gunnar, Elysia Davis, Amanda Norona and Jenalee Doom
27. Sex differences in brain and behavioral development
Adriene M. Beltz and Sheri A. Berenbaum
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Dr. Rubenstein is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. He also serves as a Nina Ireland Distinguished Professor in Child Psychiatry at the Nina Ireland Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology. His research focuses on the regulatory genes that orchestrate development of the forebrain. Dr. Rubenstein's lab has demonstrated the role of specific genes in regulating neuronal specification, differentiation, migration and axon growth during embryonic development and on through adult life. His work may help to explain some of the mechanisms underlying human neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Dr. Rakic is currently at the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, where his main research interest is in the development and evolution of the human brain. After obtaining his MD from the University of Belgrade School of Medicine, his research career began in 1962 with a Fulbright Fellowship at Harvard University after which he obtained his graduate degrees in Developmental Biology and Genetics. He held a faculty position at Harvard Medical School for 8 years prior to moving to Yale University, where he founded and served as Chair of the Department of Neurobiology for 37 years, and also founder and director of the Kavli Institute for Neuroscience. In 2015, he returned to work full-time on his research projects, funded by US Public Health Services and various private foundations. He is well known for his studies of the development and evolution of the brain, in particular his discovery of basic cellular and molecular mechanisms of proliferation and migration of neurons in the cerebral cortex. He was president of the Society for Neuroscience and popularized this field with numerous lectures given in over 35 counties. In 2008, Rakic shared the inaugural Kavli Prize in Neuroscience with Thomas Jessell and Stan Grillner. He is currently the Dorys McConell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and serves on Advisory Boards and Scientific Councils of a number of Institutions and Research Foundations.
Department of Neuroscience, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Dr. Chen is Professor of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Research in her laboratory focuses on the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie the generation of diverse cell types in the brain, and the assembly of these cell types into functional neural circuits. Dr. Chen completed her graduate study with Dr. Sidney Strickland at Stony Brook University-SUNY, and her post-doctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Susan McConnell at Stanford University. She has 22 years of experience in genetics and developmental neurobiology research. Her laboratory has been funded by the March of Dimes Foundation, California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, and National Institute of Health.
Professor of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Dr. Kwan is Assistant Professor of Human Genetics and Research Assistant Professor in the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute at the University of Michigan Medical School. Research in his laboratory is aimed at the molecular and cellular mechanisms that underlie normal neural circuit assembly in the cerebral cortex and their dysregulation in human neurodevelopmental disorders, in particular autism spectrum disorder, fragile X syndrome, and schizophrenia. Dr. Kwan completed his graduate and post-doctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Nenad Sestan at Yale School of Medicine. He has 14 years of experience in developmental neurobiology research and his worked has been recognized by awards from the Brain Research Foundation, March of Dimes Foundation, Simons Foundation, and Cajal Club.
Assistant Professor of Human Genetics and Research Assistant Professor, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, University of Michigan, USA
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