Neural Circuit and Cognitive Development,
Edition 2 Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience
Edited by Bin Chen, Kenneth Y. Kwan, John Rubenstein and Pasko Rakic

Publication Date: 11 Jun 2020

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.

Key Features

  • 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
About the author
Edited by Bin Chen, Professor of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA; Kenneth Y. Kwan, Assistant Professor of Human Genetics and Research Assistant Professor, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, University of Michigan, USA; John Rubenstein, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, USA and Pasko Rakic, Department of Neuroscience, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Table of Contents


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

Zoltan Molnar

6. Spike-timing dependent plasticity

Daniel E. Feldman

7. Somatosensory cortex connections

Bryan Hooks

8. Motor cortex connections

Jeffrey D. Macklis

9. Hippocampal circuitry and development

Kathleen S. Rockland

10. Basal Ganglia Circuits

Charles Gerfen

11. Development of the circuit of the cerebellar cortex

Constantino Sotelo, Fabrice Ango and Richard Hawkes


12. Introduction to cognitive development from a neuroscience perspective

Helen Tager-Flusberg

13. Theories in developmental cognitive neuroscience

Mark Johnson

14. Structural brain development: Birth through adolescence

Stefanie C. Bodison and Elizabeth Sowell

15. Statistical learning mechanisms in infancy

Jill Lany

16. Development of the visual system

Scott Johnson

17. The development of visuospatial processing

Joan Stiles

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

Jean Decety

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

Claire Hughes

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

Book details
ISBN: 9780128144114
Page Count: 668
Retail Price : £176.00

9780123745392; 9780123914941; 9780123982704


Neuroscience, developmental biology researchers, including stem cells, aging and diseases. Translational neuroscience researchers

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