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Hormones and Brain Plasticity$
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Luis Miguel García-Segura

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195326611

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326611.001.0001

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Life Stages, Hormones, and Brain Remodeling: The Transition from Childhood to Adulthood

Life Stages, Hormones, and Brain Remodeling: The Transition from Childhood to Adulthood

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(p.177) Chapter 7 Life Stages, Hormones, and Brain Remodeling: The Transition from Childhood to Adulthood
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Hormones and Brain Plasticity
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Luis Miguel García-Segura

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326611.003.0007

This chapter analyzes the hormonal influences on brain plasticity during the prepubertal period, puberty, and adolescence. It begins by describing some examples of brain plastic changes associated with this life stage. It then considers how hormones may affect these neuroplastic modifications. Finally, the chapter analyzes the impact of brain remodeling during prepubertal maturation, puberty, and adolescence on the activity of endocrine glands.

Keywords:   prepubertal maturation, puberty, adolescence, brain remodeling, brain plasticity

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