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What is the relationship between the body and spirit according to Descartes?

What is the pineal gland believed to be according to Descartes?

In Descartes' dualism, what is the interaction between theology and physics?

Which lobe of the cerebral cortex is primarily associated with processing visual information?

In stages of neural development, what does 'proliferation' refer to?

What is the term for the process of selective cell death and synapse elimination?

Which term describes the period of overproduction followed by synapse pruning/elimination?

In genetic terms, what does 'genotype' refer to?

What is the term for the ability of the brain to change?

What is the process that covers neurons with myelin for faster transmission?

What does puberty encompass?

What is the impact of the hormone cascade during puberty?

Why does the age of onset of puberty vary?

What continues to develop until late adolescence/early adulthood?

What psychological traits are associated with late maturing boys?

What is the cephalocaudal pattern of motor development?

In the context of motor development, what is the nature of the unfolding of a genetically programmed sequence of events?

Why does the stepping reflex 'disappear' a few weeks after birth, only to return a few months later?

What did the experiment examining infants' stepping reflex reveal?

In the context of motor development, what did the discussion about the rate of stepping being limited by muscle strength suggest?

How might a parent's phenotype impact a child's phenotype?

What is the primary reason for examining changes in a boy's height at yearly intervals from birth to 18 years?

In the context of brain development, what is the significance of less synaptic pruning in a 10-year-old compared to a 17-year-old?

What might be the consequence of significant synaptic pruning in an adolescent's brain?

In what way can activity vs passivity influence language development?

How can Jessica quickly deduce which brain belongs to the 10-year-old and which brain belongs to the 17-year-old?

Why might cohort comparison be more suitable than cross-sectional comparison for studying certain developmental aspects?

What is the difference between continuous and discontinuous development?

Which lobe of the cerebral cortex is primarily associated with language comprehension?

During which step of neurogenesis/synaptic pruning do neurons migrate to destinations based on chemical programming to find 'friends'?

What type of information is primarily processed in the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex?

In which part of the brain does synaptic density decrease as time goes on until adolescence?

What occurs during synaptogenesis in the context of neural development?

In the context of motor development, what is the nature of the unfolding of a genetically programmed sequence of events?

What happens to synaptic density in the visual cortex as time goes on?

What is the last step of neurogenesis and synaptic pruning?

According to dynamic systems theory, what does 'internal orchestrator' refer to in the context of development?

What does dynamic systems theory propose as the driving force behind development?

In dynamic systems theory, what does the interconnected and interdependent nature of development suggest?

How does dynamic systems theory explain individuals' development across contexts and timescales?

What type of interventions does dynamic systems theory suggest considering for development?

According to dynamic systems theory, what example illustrates variability across context and timescales?

What are the two characteristics associated with John Locke's views on development?

What is the main concern of dynamic systems theory regarding development?

Which concept refers to the period when neurons migrate to their destinations based on chemical programming and form connections with other neurons?

What does the experiment involving exposing pregnant monkeys to unpredictable noises demonstrate?

In the context of development, which term describes the ability of the brain to change?

What is the primary focus of the prenatal period in terms of sensory development?

Which process is characterized by overproduction of synapses followed by selective elimination or pruning?

Which theory emphasizes self-efficacy and self-actualization as a process of finding meaning?

Which theory is associated with the idea that an individual human's developmental trajectory exemplifies the evolutionary history of the species?

Which theory focuses on how humans acquire, store, and manipulate information about the world around them?

Which theory is characterized by the belief that an individual's developmental trajectory reflects the evolutionary history of the species?

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Explore the concept of body and spirit connection in biological processes, as proposed by Descartes. Understand the idea of dualism and how it intertwines theology and physics. Delve into the role of the pineal gland and cerebral cortex in relation to the mind and body.

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