How the developing brain adapts

A Grey Matter explores how the developing brain can adapt to risk factors for mental health disorders and why sometimes it can’t compensate│28 min 57 sec listen
How the developing brain adapts

The development of the brain is a fascinating process, with complex brain connections being made rapidly as a foetus grows inside its mother’s womb. Darryl Eyles, Professor of neurobiology, is studying how known risk factors for certain mental disorders can change the way the brain develops. In this episode we explore how the developing brain can adapt to risk factors for mental health disorders and why sometimes it can’t compensate. 

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