Enriching Heredity: The Impact of the Environment on the Anatomy of the Brain

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Free Press, 1988 - Nature - 191 pages
Drawing on decades of extensive research, Dr. Marian Diamond, one of the foremost researchers of the anatomy of the brain, reveals how the mammalian cortex can actually be enlarged if properly nurtured--with a good diet, spacious liveing quarters, or access to stimulating objects. 40 drawings.

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Normal Forebrain Development and Aging
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Development and Aging of Cortical Nerve Cells
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The Effects of Enrichment and Impoverishment
51
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