Development of the Human Embryonic Brain from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

We were shown this video in class as part of a lecture on the biology of learning and memory. No matter how you look at it, it is impressive how much the brain grows in size, swelling with newly formed neurones who spread their fingerlike synapses impulsively through the far corners of the neurological system.

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    Pretty incredible if you ask me.
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    Wow… It’s really incredible how things develop, how a human being develops, how the brain develops. It’s just amazing…
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