A developmental theory of environmental enrichment.
- Author(s): Cummins, RA
- Livesey, PJ
- Evans, JG
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1126/science.877587
The differential brain development induced by sensory enrichment or deprivation is most apparent in rats with low brain weights. These differences are hypothesized to represent the retarded development of environment-dependent neurons in the isolated animals.