Children & Adolescents

Children & Adolescents

Brain imaging helps predict alcohol use
Neuroimaging data can improve the performance of a model that aims to predict if a child will begin moderate to... Read More
Brain Cells
Microglia, immune cells that reside in the brain and spinal cord, are a first-line defense against infection in the central... Read More
Shyness in Early Childhood
Social reticence—a personality trait characterized by shy, withdrawn behavior—early in life may lead to poor social functioning in the long-term... Read More
Patterns of Activity in the Resting Brain Shed Light on ADHD
From The Quarterly, September 2016 “IT’S YOUR JOB TO FIGURE OUT WHAT ADHD IS.” These words, spoken decades ago, helped... Read More
New Technique Recreates Large-Scale Genetic Errors
Second-generation antipsychotic medications like risperidone (Risperdal) and aripiprazole (Abilify) can help reduce agitation and irritability in children with autism spectrum... Read More