Monoamine-Sensitive Developmental Periods Impacting Adult Emotional and Cognitive Behaviors

  title={Monoamine-Sensitive Developmental Periods Impacting Adult Emotional and Cognitive Behaviors},
  author={Deepika Suri and C{\'a}tia M. Teixeira and Martha K Caffrey Cagliostro and Darshini Mahadevia and Mark Sascha Ansorge},
Development passes through sensitive periods, during which plasticity allows for genetic and environmental factors to exert indelible influence on the maturation of the organism. In the context of central nervous system development, such sensitive periods shape the formation of neurocircuits that mediate, regulate, and control behavior. This general mechanism allows for development to be guided by both the genetic blueprint as well as the environmental context. While allowing for adaptation… CONTINUE READING


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