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Creativity in Children
Posted: Monday, October 26, 2009
At : 10:11 AM
Dr. Jay Giedd of the NIMH has presented updates on our understanding of brain development.
He showed the myelination of the teenage brain and how late the superior temporal cortex matured.
In Giedd's recent paper, when the curves for females and males were superimposed, boys were more likely to have a "late blooming" profile.
This corresponds to data which show that boys have slower processing times.