in Encyclopedia of Social Work
P ublished online September 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health. 12601 words.
Development of the brain in the first 3 years of life is genetically programmed but occurs in response to environmental stimuli. The brain is organized “from the bottom up,” that is, from...
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