The Connected Baby Series: Motorways in the Brain - the processes of Neural Development

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By the age of 3 years many of the most important emotional pathways in our brain have already been laid down.

This online course explains how brains develop and explores questions such as: Why is it that human brains develop after birth? Why are relationships so crucial to their development?

It also considers the implications that this neuroscientific information holds for a wide range of society’s challenges, from prisons to education and health.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Give a basic account of the processes of brain development
  • Distinguish the major periods in brain development
  • Understand why relationships are so important in shaping neural pathways, especially during the early years of life
  • Identify the role that hormones play in creating emotional experiences
  • Explain why the information in this module is valuable for a range of societal sectors
  • Reflect on applications of this knowledge in the context of your role

 

Lesson Plan

 

  • Welcome and introduction
  • How brains develop: Development after conception
  • How brains develop: The effect of hormones
  • How brains develop: Evolutionary history of brains
  • Why do the early years matter?
  • Can I as a practitioner improve the way I work?

 

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 1.5-2.5 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

This course should take approximately 1.5 – 2.5 hours to complete. However, the length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, there are no time limits.

Entry Requirements

 

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

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