Dr. John Lamberton, Clinical Sociologist
Putting Sociology to Work



      Proprietary Lecture Notes 

Read/View the following two links:

(1) Neo-CortexThe enlargement and species-specific elaboration of the cerebral neocortex during evolution holds the secret of humans’ mental abilities.  The neocortex, as the name implies, is the newest addition to our brain and is considered to be the crowning achievement of evolution and the biological substrate of human mental prowess.  (Taken from "Evolution of the neocortex: Perspective from developmental biology,"  by Pasko Rakic)

(2) Neo-Cortex    




These links are not included in the Spring 2021 semester of the course.  Please disregard.

(1) Infant Brain Development    
(2) Sensitive Periods in Brain Development    
(3) Early Child Development