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ERIC Number: EJ827038
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 77
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
Mapping Functional Brain Development: Building a Social Brain through Interactive Specialization
Johnson, Mark H.; Grossmann, Tobias; Kadosh, Kathrin Cohen
Developmental Psychology, v45 n1 p151-159 Jan 2009
The authors review a viewpoint on human functional brain development, interactive specialization (IS), and its application to the emerging network of cortical regions referred to as the "social brain." They advance the IS view in 2 new ways. First, they extend IS into a domain to which it has not previously been applied--the emergence of social cognition and mentalizing computations in the brain. Second, they extend the implications of the IS view from the emergence of specialized functions within a cortical region to a focus on how different cortical regions with complementary functions become orchestrated into networks during human postnatal development. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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