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Human brain development is a protracted process that begins in the third gestational week (GW) with the differentiation of the neural progenitor cells and extends at least through late adolescence, arguably throughout the lifespan. While to this point we focussed primarily on the typical developmental path for human brain development, there is great interest in using measures of brain development as early biomarkers for later emerging conditions. 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