Discuss how the concept of critical periods applies to various aspects of physical, brain, and perceptual development.

Development of the brain is influenced by nature and nurture. Give two examples of how nurture (experience, environmental influences) can impact brain development in either a positive or adverse way. Support your statements with findings from a scholarly research article (s). Cite your reference(s).http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS5HUDVNbGs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WvtEFJGp-8What is meant by the term, critical period as it refers to development? In terms of brain development, how have research findings on neuroplasticity changed our views about the rigidity imposed by critical periods? Support your response with findings from scholarly research. Cite your reference(s).