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
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?
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
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.
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.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.