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The Gooey Plastic Brain

The human brain is pretty special, because it has this feature called plasticity.  Imagine the brain is gooey like play-dough.  As things change in our environment we can mould and reshape our brain to suit! 

Learning to hear

Many expectant parents find themselves wondering when their baby will start hearing what is happening in the world around them.  It is such an exciting time to think that the little baby still growing in

The building of the Brain

Neurogenesis: The Building of the brain during Pregnancy Neurogenesis means producing new neurons.  It starts in week 5 of pregnancy and peaks in the third and fourth month of pregnancy. During this time, the brain