Growth Characteristics of the Brain

  • Govind A. Dhopeshwarkar


Considering the many observations that have been made to assess brain growth in terms of morphology and biochemistry, one can conclude that the growth of the brain is over long before the rest of the body stops growing. This, of course, does not include the psychological development of the brain, which continues up to and sometimes beyond adulthood.


Brain Growth Suckling Period Synaptic Junction Hexose Monophosphate Bimodal Curve 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Govind A. Dhopeshwarkar
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  1. 1.School of Public HealthLate of University of California at Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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