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2. What does the process of myelinisation do/improve?

  • Adds to the weight of the total brain
  • Allows cells to acquire specialised functions
  • Insulates the cell and improves synaptogenesis (cell communication)
  • Produces nerve cells at a rate of 250,000pm

3. What is the darwinian reflex?

  • When a baby is held with their feet barely touching a surface, they will make stepping motions
  • When the palm of a babies hand is stroked, they make a strong fist and can be raised to standing if grasped
  • When a baby is dropped/hears a loud noise, they extend limbs and fingers whilst drawing their head back as a protective reflex
  • When a baby will grab anything that comes in close proximity to their face, a protective reflex

4. What stage of pregnancy were women most vunerable to radiation?

  • 4 months
  • 1 month
  • 8 - 16 weeks
  • 16 - 24 weeks

5. What are the main characteristics of fetal alcohol syndrome?

  • Physical defects (e.g flat midface, microcephaly, micrognathia), growth retardation and CNS difficulties
  • Small hippo-campus and other physical defects (e.g flat midface, microcephaly, micrognathia)
  • Growth retardation (e.g low birth weight) and balance and hearing issues
  • CNS issues (e.g learning/behaviourla disorders), Growth retardation emotional disturbances and


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