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How fast does a brain develop in utero?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
The pace at which a baby's neural network is built is truly mind boggling: In utero, brains build 250,000 neurons a minute to result in about 100 billion by the time the baby is born. That's a heck of a lot of potential learning.
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