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University of Rochester

The Brain Watching Sesame Street

Caption: The fMRI scan on the left represents correlations in neural activity between children and adults, in the middle between children and other children, and on the right between adults and other adults. Such neural maps, says University of Rochester cognitive scientist Jessica Cantlon, reveal how the brainís neural structure develops along predictable pathways as we mature.

Credit: Jessica Cantlon, University of Rochester

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