Part 2

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43 Questions

During which stage of prenatal development does the formation of major organs occur?

Which layer of the embryo gives rise to neurons and cells of the skin?

What is the term for the genetically programmed cell death that occurs during prenatal development?

Which period of prenatal development is characterized by organ systems beginning to function and significant growth?

What is the term for the process of cell division resulting in two identical daughter cells?

During which period of prenatal development does the neural tube develop into the brain and spinal cord?

What is the term for the period of rapid growth and refinement of organ systems during prenatal development?

During which stage of brain development does the formation of the neural tube occur?

When does neurogenesis begin?

What is the purpose of synaptogenesis?

What is the role of pruning in brain development?

What is the function of myelin in the brain?

Which of the following is an example of experience-expectant plasticity?

What is the difference between a critical period and a sensitive period?

Which term refers to the observable expression of an individual's genetic material, including body characteristics and behavior?

What is the function of genes in the human body?

What is the term for the combination of genetic and environmental factors that contribute to an individual's development?

Which term refers to the genetic material an individual inherits?

What is the term for the interaction between genotype and environment that can cause a given genotype to develop differently in different environments?

What is the term for the small segments of DNA that make up each chromosome?

Which term refers to the different forms of the same gene?

What is the term for the process that silences gene expression and creates stable changes in gene expression?

How do genes and environment interact to produce adult outcomes?

Which of the following is NOT a hazard that can harm a developing embryo or fetus?

What is the leading cause of fetal brain injury?

Which of the following is NOT a possible effect of teratogen exposure?

Which of the following is true about the effects of teratogens?

Which of the following is NOT a basic unit of the brain?

Which lobe of the cerebral cortex is responsible for touch, pain, and body position?

Which brain region is responsible for higher level functions and emotion regulation?

True or false: Development is solely determined by genetic factors.

True or false: Most human characteristics are determined by the activity of one gene.

True or false: The environment has no impact on a child's phenotype.

What is the role of experience-dependent plasticity in brain development?

Define genotype and phenotype.

How does the environment impact phenotypes?

Explain the process of how a child's genotype determines their phenotype.

What is the impact of the environment on a child's phenotype?

How do children impact their own environment?

How can a child's environment influence their genotype?

What is the function of genes in the human body?

What is the term for the period of rapid growth and refinement of organ systems during prenatal development?

How do genes and the environment interact to produce adult outcomes?

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Test your knowledge on the stages of brain development with this quiz. Learn about neurulation, neurogenesis, circuit formation, and more. Challenge yourself and discover how the brain develops from formation of the neural tube to synaptic pruning.

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