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Postnatal brain development

Michael amselab at psyvax.psy.utexas.edu
Thu Nov 10 14:51:29 EST 1994

In article <mdcox.783806235 at wadsworth> Margaret Davis-Cox,
mdcox at news.wadsworth.org writes:
>What is the difference between a male rat brain and a female rat brain
>the first two postnatal weeks?  Are there hormonal differences that
>different developmental programs?  I am particularly interested in any 
>information on gender differences in the development of the limbic and
motor systems.  
>Any ideas or references to the literature will be greatly appreciated.
>	Thanks!
>	  Meg

I don't really have an answer for you, Meg, but I suggest that you look
into some primate work by Bachevalier.  She and her colleagues have shown
differntial rates of brain maturation and differential rates of
behavioral maturation using DNMS task.


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