Developing the brain — a proposal to pediatricians

Yukuo Konishi
Brain & Development 2004, 26 (7): 426-8
What we should do as pediatric neurologists to solve educational problems may be not only to find symptomatic solutions but also to drastically re-evaluate 'the view of children'. Brain science, rapidly advancing at present, gives us some new scientific achievements, such as neuronal cell death, synaptic overproduction/elimination, sensitive period, higher cortical function of neonates, and neural correlates, useful for this re-evaluation. From this aspect, I have made a proposal for the establishment of new developmental neurology.

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