Activity 7.1 Early Nervous System Development

This video shows early nervous system development in the human embryo from approximately 15 to 28 days after fertilization.

Textbook Reference: Growth and Development of the Brain Are Orderly Processes, pp. 177–179

Developed by Dr. Patricia E. Phelps and Dr. Ata Alijani in collaboration with Dr. Sanjiv Gambhir and James Strommer of the Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging at UCLA. Funding provided by the National Science Foundation (IBN-9734550), the UCLA Office of Instructional Development, the Jennifer Jones Simon Foundation, and the Dana Foundation.