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Dr. Adele Diamond is a Canada Research Chair Scientist in the area of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. She talks about how skill and behaviour develop in a part of the brain called the prefrontal cortex.
For more information about the role of the prefrontal cortex in learning, please read Part 4 of our series on Executive Function.
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