Fetal Development

Raye-Ann O de Regnier, Shivani Desai

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3 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781444332742
StatePublished - Jul 21 2010


  • Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
  • As the weeks of gestation were a "black box"
  • Corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH)
  • Effect of drugs, medications, and toxins on brain development
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Event-related potentials (EPs and ERPs)
  • Formation and differentiation of the neural tube
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Olfactory bulbs (for smell) and major parts of the brain
  • Specific brain functions come "on line" at different points of development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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