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The newborn brain

Hugo Lagercrantz

The newborn brain

neuroscience and clinical applications

by Hugo Lagercrantz

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infant,
  • Developmental neurobiology,
  • PSYCHOLOGY,
  • Brain,
  • MEDICAL,
  • Growth & development,
  • Brain Chemistry,
  • Growth,
  • Neuroscience,
  • Embryology,
  • Neuropsychology

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Hugo Lagercrantz ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP363.5 .N496 2010eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (xiii, 412 p.) :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25563042M
    ISBN 100511712391, 0511714475
    ISBN 109780511712395, 9780511714474
    OCLC/WorldCa649833022

      Research on the existence of "baby brain" is mixed. The term refers to memory problems, poor concentration and absent-mindedness reported by many women during pregnancy and early motherhood. A recent review of 20 studies assessing more than pregnant and nonpregnant women concluded that general cognitive functioning, memory and executive. A comprehensive and integrated approach to the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain in neonatology. MRI is becoming increasingly available to clinicians and has been shown to have major advantages over ultrasound as an aid to diagnosis.

    A health professional will usually check your baby's eyes, heart, hips and – for baby boys – testicles. Read more about the newborn physical examination. At 5 and 8 days old your baby will have a blood spot (heel prick) test that screens for several rare diseases, including cystic fibrosis and sickle cell . Neonatal encephalopathy occurs in 2 to 5/ live births and is principally related to hypoxic-ischemic injury to the newborn brain in the immediate peripartum period. In the last decade, there have been significant advances in neuroprotection that have been successful in reducing the risk of death and disability in infants who have suffered.

      For infants, finding books that name different characters may lead to higher-quality shared book reading experiences and result in the learning and brain .   But the newborn brain isn't just denser and more malleable: it's also constructed differently, with far fewer inhibitory neurotransmitters, which are .


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The newborn brain by Hugo Lagercrantz Download PDF EPUB FB2

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John Medina showed us how our brains really work—and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain Rules for Baby, he shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to 5.

This book is destined to revolutionize parenting/5(). Newborn ( months): a high-contrast book. If you want to stimulate your newborn's senses, think high contrast.

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The Newborn Book is a comprehensive practical reference of physical findings in newborns. With clear color photographs of each and every finding discussed, this easily accessible resource is essential for pediatricians, neonatologists, neonatal nurses and other healthcare professionals who provide primary care for newborns.

Unique Features. Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5, Sixth Edition, by the American Academy of Pediatrics This book covers milestones for physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth, and includes a complete health encyclopedia.

You can find tips on everything from toilet training to nurturing your child's self-esteem. Books are very important building blocks for your baby's brain development, and you'll be happy to know that there are tons of excellent, fun, colorful, and engaging books out there for you to read and enjoy.

Whether during the day or at bedtime, picking up one of the best baby books will leave you and your baby smiling and wanting more. If this is your first parenting rodeo, it can be hard to understand the reasons behind your baby's changing behavior.

The Wonder Weeks guides you through the first year as a new parent. Based on years of research, this book can help to decipher your baby's mood swings and learn how to stimulate their brain : Dana Baardsen.

Think of your child's favorite books: If they feature characters with names, your baby is getting a brain boost. That's because when babies are read stories with characters who have names, it Author: Tina Donvito.

To learn and grow appropriately, a baby’s brain has to be healthy and protected from diseases and other risks. Promoting the development of a healthy brain can start even before pregnancy. For example, a healthy diet and the right nutrients like sufficient folic acid will promote a healthy pregnancy and a healthy nervous system in the growing.

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The fetal nervous system — i.e., your baby's brain and spinal cord — is one of the very first systems to develop. In fact, it's making big strides before you even know you're pregnant. The parts of your baby's brain Before we get into the science of fetal brain development, here's a quick anatomy primer on your baby's brain.

For infants, finding books that name different characters may lead to higher-quality shared book reading experiences and result in the learning and. Baby Faces, by Kate Merritt Anything in the Indestructibles series is a practical and playful gift for little hands, and this is an especially baby friendly title.

Gnawing, slobbering, and tearing are no match for these super duper books, making them a favorite of parents and babies. A list of 11 books to read aloud to your unborn baby in utero, from the classic kids book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie to Homer's Odyseey to Dr.

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Brain Rules by John J. Medina is a multimedia project explaining how the brain works. It includes a book, a feature-length documentary film, and a series of interactive tutorials. Baby Brains is a hilarious story about Mr.

and Mrs. Brains, who make sure to read to their baby and do whatever they can to make sure the baby is smart while he is still in utero.

When he is born, he is so smart that he goes to school at a day old, then goes to medical school, and finally becomes an astronaut, all while still in diapers.4/5.The early development newborn program is about how to give a baby a running start at achieving his full potential.

Its aim is to help parents understand the process of brain growth and development in the newborn baby, so that parents are able to create an environment that enhances and enriches that growth and development.The baby giggles.

The baby plays peek-a-boo, and with every interaction, the baby’s brain connections are doing push-ups. Human touch at this stage is also crucial. When a loving adult hugs the child, the child relaxes and feels safe.

When an infant is held and stroked, the brain .