SYNAPTIC PRUNING

It is a neurodevelopment process that takes place before the birth and before the second decade of a human being so that it can eliminate the weakest synapses found within the neurons.

SYNAPTIC PRUNING: "A person who suffers the schizophrenia, it has been hypothesized that it can be the result of the excessive and premature synaptic pruning. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SYNAPTIC PRUNING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/synaptic-pruning/ (accessed September 17, 2020).
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