BRAIN GROWTH

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n. the phenomenon of increased size, mass, and complexity observed in the brain. As an individual matures, the brain develops in both structure and function. This growth is most rapid during the fetal and early postnatal years and then gradually declines after the first 20 years.

BRAIN GROWTH: "Brain growth is change characterized by a brain which grows bigger, heavier, and more complex."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BRAIN GROWTH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-growth/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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