The making of individual differences
The making of individual differences

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Figures 3 and 4 Reprinted from Human Embryology, Larson, W. J. ‘The third week/human embryo’, pp. 49 and 56. Copyright 1993, with permission from Elsevier;

Figure 6 Purves, D. (1997) ‘Early Brain Development’, Neuroscience, Sinauer Associates, Inc.;

Figure 7 Modified from Richardson, M. K. et al. (1997) ‘There is no highly conserved embryonic stage in the vertebrates: implications for current theories of evolution and development’, Anatomy and Embryology, Vol. 196, No. 2, August 1997. Courtesy of Michael K. Richardson;

Figure 8 Modified from an illustration by Tom Prentiss in Cowan, W. M. (1979) ‘The development of the brain’, Scientific American, Vol. 241, No. 3, pp. 107–17;

Figures 12 and 13 Sanes, D. H. et al. (2000) Development of the Nervous System, Copyright © 2000 Academic Press;

Figure 15 Goldberg, D. J. and Burmeister, D. W. (1989) Trends in Neurosciences, Vol. 12, Elsevier Science Publishers;

Figure 18 T. Kidd, G. Tear and C. S. Goodman;

Figure 19 Sanes, D. H. et al. ‘Survival depends on the synapyic target’, Development of the Nervous System, p. 255. Copyright 2000, with permission from Elsevier;

Figures 20 and 21 Adapted from O’Leary, D. D. M., Fawcett, J. W. and Cowen, W. M. (1986) Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 6, pp. 3692–705. Copyright 1998, Society of Neuroscience;

Figure 22 Image supplied by Gregor Eichele. Reprinted from Mechanisms of Development, Vol. 92, Sweeney, K. J. et al., ‘Lissencephaly associated mutations suggest a requirement for the PAFAH1B heterotrimeric complex in brain development’, pp. 263–71. Copyright 2000, with permission from Elsevier;

Table 1 Peterson, B. S. et al. (2000) ‘Regional Brain Volume Abnormalities and Long-term Cognitive Outcome in Preterm Infants’, Journal of the American Medical Association, October 18, 2000, Vol. 284, No.15, American Medical Association.

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