Wiring the brain: the biology of neuronal guidance.

  title={Wiring the brain: the biology of neuronal guidance.},
  author={Alain Ch{\'e}dotal and Linda J. Richards},
  journal={Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in biology},
  volume={2 6},
The mammalian brain is the most complex organ in the body. It controls all aspects of our bodily functions and interprets the world around us through our senses. It defines us as human beings through our memories and our ability to plan for the future. Crucial to all these functions is how the brain is wired in order to perform these tasks. The basic map of brain wiring occurs during embryonic and postnatal development through a series of precisely orchestrated developmental events regulated by… 

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