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Wiring the Brain: Establishment of Mature Circuits

NEURO-HW3APQ

What are the hallmarks of neuronal circuits maturation?

Select ALL that apply.

A

Neuronal circuit maturation is experience-dependent and happens during the postnatal period.

B

The number of synaptic targets for a given axon and the number of axons innervating a given cell is reduced.

C

Upon elimination of non-competitive connections, the strength of remaining connections remains constant.

D

Synaptic sites relinquished by retracting axons may be occupied by the remaining axons in a competitive manner.