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Wonderfest: Neuroplasticity, Sensitive Periods, & the Adolescent Brain

Experiences at different times in life may alter aspects of personality: appetite for risk, tolerance for delayed gratification, interest in music, etc. Our brains seem to develop particularly rapidly during a staggered sequence of "sensitive periods" that stretch late into the second or third decade of life. Such periods of high neuroplasticity are ripe for specific types of learning; they are also susceptible to negative experiences that can lead to mental illness. Understanding sensitive-period brain plasticity will help us to improve education and personality development.

Speaker: Dr. Linda Wilbrecht, UC Berkeley

This event has orginally scheduled for October 25, 2022

Tuesday, 01/31/23


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Hopmonk Tavern

224 Vintage Way
Novato, CA 94945

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