Children & Adolescents

Children & Adolescents

Study Sheds Light on How Early-Life Abuse Can Alter Maturation of Brain's Emotion Circuitry
How do abuse and other forms of early-life adversity alter the development of the brain? If and when such changes... Read More
Excessive Sensory Response at Birth May Signal Risk for Later Anxiety, Research Suggests
Infants and small children who over-respond to sound, sight, or touch are thought to have above-average risk for developing an... Read More
Study Measures COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on College Students' Mental Health and Wellness
As college students prepare for the start of a new year and fresh academic term, many are confronted with circumstances... Read More
Imaging Study Employs Novel Method to Probe Toddlers for Neurodevelopmental Delays
The vast portion of the African continent that lies south of the Sahara desert—sub-Saharan Africa—is home to 1 billion of... Read More
How the Brain’s Reward System Goes Awry in Depression Affecting Young People
People who are depressed very often show reduced interest in experiencing or obtaining pleasure, a symptom called anhedonia that research... Read More