Childhood & Adolescence

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It’s not just hormones that explain teen behavior. Environment and social interaction play a role, too.
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And other neuroscience news in June 2021.
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A century old test to identify children struggling in school evolved into assessments to determine intelligence. But should it have?
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Black History Is showcases Black scientists in the field of neuroscience.
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The phrase ‘starved for attention’ takes on real meaning for children experiencing the loneliness social distancing presents.
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Childhood trauma physically alters the brain, with long-lasting consequences.
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Like a gardener trimming the excess branches of a tree, synaptic pruning clears away unneeded connections between neurons.
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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of August 17, 2020.
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The maturing adolescent brain is at a critical period for growth, but also susceptible to depression and anxiety-related disorders. Researchers are investigating why.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 11, 2020.
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Answer kids' tough neuroscience questions with this resource vetted by children.
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Learn tips for helping students in a way that's founded in science.
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