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*  RFA-AA-07-007: Alcohol, Puberty, and Adolescent Brain Development (R01)
... and Adolescent Brain Development (R01) RFA-AA-07-007. NIAAA ... and their effects on brain developmental processes could ... The LRP is an important component of NIH's efforts to recruit and retain the next generation of researchers by providing the ... Interactions between Alcohol Drinking, Pubertal Hormones, and Adolescent Brain Development The sexual dimorphisms in brain ... Sex Differences in Adolescent Brain Development. Longitudinal data from structural imaging studies show that cortical gray ...
  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AA-07-007.html
*  Lucy Kennedy - Routledge
... brain disorders and neuropsychological rehabilitation, as well as emerging fields such as brain development and e-health. ... Her list includes a wide range of books on established areas such as cognitive and social development, adolescent research, ... Developmental Psychology, Family Studies, Neuropsychology, Speech and Language Disorders, Health Psychology. Lucy Kennedy. ... researchers and those in professional practice. ... academic and professional books in the field of developmental ...
  https://www.routledge.com/contacts/7873
*  What Do We Want To See in Brain Imaging? | The New York Academy of Sciences
Different parts of the adolescent brain may be at different stages of development.. The first is a technical issue: the fMRI ... Today, he says, brain researchers can visualize many levels of brain organization, from molecular events taking place at a ... How important is it to know the developmental history of a brain, when imaging that brain?. How should imagers allow for the ... the adolescent brain is not merely halfway between a child's and an adult's brain; different parts of the adolescent brain may ...
  https://www.nyas.org/ebriefings/what-do-we-want-to-see-in-brain-imaging/
*  Cannabinoids are easier on the brain than booze, study finds
Marijuana may not be as damaging to the brain as previously thought, according to new research from the University of Colorado ... The age at which an adolescent begins using marijuana may affect typical brain development, according to researchers at the ... In a paper recently published in Developmental ... Recommended for you. Drug overdose epidemic goes far beyond opioids, ... While the negative effects of alcohol on the brain have been known by researchers for years, it has been assumed that ...
  https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-02-cannabinoids-easier-brain-booze.html
*  Dissociative disorder - Wikipedia
Clinicians and researchers also stress the importance of using a developmental model to understand both symptoms and the future ... In other words, symptoms of dissociation may manifest differently at different stages of child and adolescent development and ... functional and structural brain abnormalities that can result from childhood trauma. Others in the field have argued that ... Related to this developmental approach, more research is required to establish whether a young patient's recovery will remain ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissociative_disorder
*  Developmental Characteristics of Young Adolescents
... and social developmental characteristics. This document summarizes the research on these characteristics of young adolescents. ... The young adolescent brain undergoes remarkable physical development. While brain size remains relatively unchanged, ... researchers report significant changes within the brain (Blakemore & Choudhury, 2006; Casey, Giedd, & Thomas, 2000; Dahl, 2004 ... Adolescent brain development: Period of vulnerabilities and opportunities (pp. 1-22). New York, NY: The New York Academy of ...
  https://www.amle.org/BrowsebyTopic/Research/ResDet/TabId/198/ArtMID/696/ArticleID/455/Developmental-Characteristics-of-Young-Adolescents.aspx
*  A New Look At The Adolescent Brain: It's Not All Emotional Chaos - Redorbit
The researchers observed that responses to the facial displays exhibited general and emotion-specific changes in multiple brain ... However, there is a lack of concrete evidence linking these behavioral changes with neural development. "It is important to ... determine whether developmental changes in the neural response to emotional displays are associated with changes in ... Previous research has pointed to the immature adolescent brain as a major liability, but now, a unique study reveals that some ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/2009810/a_new_look_at_the_adolescent_brain_its_not_all/
*  Age When Marijuana Use Starts Impacts Brain Development Differently
A new study shows that the age at which an adolescent starts using marijuana affects which parts of the brain will be affected ... According to Filbey, in typical adolescent brain development, the brain prunes neurons, which results in reduced cortical ... Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas found that study participants who began using ... which was published in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. ... Brain Development. *Brain Region Involved with Stress Bigger in ...
  https://psychcentral.com/news/2016/02/14/age-when-marijuana-use-starts-impacts-brain-development-differently/99060.html
*  NIMH Research Training Program in Interdisciplinary Developmental Neuroscience | Child and Adolescent Psychiatry |...
Allan L. Reiss, M.D. (behavioral neurogenetics, brain development, brain imaging). *Joachim Hallmayer, M.D. (genetics of autism ... for beginning researchers who seek to improve or expand their ability to conduct interdisciplinary investigation in brain and ... Potential mentors in pediatric/developmental brain and behavioral sciences include. * ... NIMH Research Training Program in Interdisciplinary Developmental Neuroscience Program Director: Allan L. Reiss, M.D.. Program ...
  http://med.stanford.edu/childpsychiatry/training/post-doc_research_fellowship.html
*  4th Cran Joint Council Minutes | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD): Launched in September 2015, ABCD is the largest long-term longitudinal study of ... Researchers plan to do brain imaging and specimen collection for genetic analyses every other year. The baseline assessment is ... identification of individual developmental trajectories and the factors that can affect them; development of national standards ... Gaya Dowling, Director of the Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development (ABCD) study. ABCD is a longitudinal study of about ...
  https://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/advisory-boards-groups/national-advisory-council-drug-abuse-nacda/cran-joint-council-meeting-minutes/4th-cran-joint-council-minutes
*  This drug could block harmful impact of teen binge drinking
"Therefore, when an adolescent who has been binge drinking becomes an adult, they're often left with an immature brain, which ... assists in the development of alcohol dependence," Mr Jacobsen says.. In their laboratory studies, researchers observed that ... Binge drinking worsens this situation, as alcohol undermines the normal developmental processes that affect how our brain ... "Adolescence is a vulnerable time during the brain's development - and that's something most teenagers won't be thinking about ...
  https://healthdirectory.com.au/article/News/1310,14/This%20drug%20could%20block%20harmful%20impact%20of%20teen%20binge%20drinking/
*  Marijuana use dampens brain's response to reward over time | University of Michigan News
In fact, if you could look into their brain at that very moment, you'd see lots of activity in the part of ... for Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development. That study will track thousands of today's pre-teens nationwide over 10 years, ... The researchers were most interested at what happened in the reward centers of the volunteers' brains-the area called the ... Heitzeg and her colleagues also showed recently in a paper in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience that marijuana use impacts ...
  http://www.ns.umich.edu/new/releases/24023-marijuana-use-dampens-brain-s-response-to-reward-over-time-marijuana-use-dampens-brain-s-response-to-reward-over-time
*  Adolescence - Wikipedia
Keating, D. (2004). Cognitive and brain development. In R. Lerner & L. Steinberg (Eds.), Handbook of Adolescent Psychology (2nd ... The study of adolescent development often involves interdisciplinary collaborations. For example, researchers in neuroscience ... "The adolescent brain". Developmental Review. 28 (1): 62-77. doi:10.1016/j.dr.2007.08.003. PMC 2500212. PMID 18688292.. ... Social development. Identity development. Identity development is a stage in the adolescent life cycle.[95] For most, the ...
  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolescent
*  DMOZ - Health: Mental Health: Disorders: Child and Adolescent: Intellectual Disability: Research
Links for researchers and families about early child development, neurobiology research and developmental disabilities. ( ... Conducts and supports collaborative research, training, and information dissemination on behavioral, intellectual, and brain ... Coordinates and conducts research related to human development, mental retardation, and developmental disabilities. ... J P Das Developmental Disabilities Centre Provides details of research, student training, publications, and clinical services ...
  http://dmoztools.net/Health/Mental_Health/Disorders/Child_and_Adolescent/Intellectual_Disability/Research/
*  Adolescent Brain Development - Encyclopedia of Social Work
... for they speak to the ways in which the adolescent brain both is vulnerable to adverse conditions and remains responsive to ... Profound modification of brain structure, function, and connectivity, paired with heightened sensitivity to environment, places ... findings from neuroscience have identified adolescence as a second significant period of brain-based changes. ... Although it was once widely held that development through toddlerhood was the only significant time of tremendous brain growth ...
  http://socialwork.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.001.0001/acrefore-9780199975839-e-1239?rskey=EWJJnB&result=4
*  FIU takes an interdisciplinary approach to neuroscience research
The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It makes up two percent of a body's mass yet uses 20 percent of its ... is part of a research team working on the multi-year national landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development ... "brain signatures," or unique patterns of brain activity. An understanding of such signatures could one day help researchers ... The project will follow 10,000 children through adolescence, considered the developmental stage of highest risk for substance ...
  https://news.fiu.edu/2016/05/fiu-takes-an-interdisciplinary-approach-to-neuroscience-research/100063
*  Director's Report on Institute Activities to the 114th Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism...
Adolescent Drinking Vivian Faden gave presentations on "Adolescent Development and Alcohol Use" to visiting members of the ... This RFA uses the developmental/exploratory research center (P20) mechanism to provide support for a group of researchers to ... Consequences of Marijuana Use on Brain and Behavioral Development NIAAA cosponsored a workshop with NIDA on "Consequences of ... Research Training & Career Development Opportunities by Education Level. *Research Training & Career Development Opportunities ...
  https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/about-niaaa/our-work/advisory-council/directors-reports-council/directors-report-institute
*  Autism's earliest symptoms not evident in children under 6 months
A study of the development of autism in infants, comparing the behavior of the siblings of children diagnosed with autism to ... Abnormal brain development, probably beginning prenatally, is known to be fundamental to the behaviors that characterize autism ... The researchers found that there were few discernable differences between the two groups at the outset but that after six ... Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder of deficits in social skills and communication, as well as in repetitive and ...
  http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/mindinstitute/3632
*  Research Forum History
The presentations reviewed results from studies of both normal and abnormal development, relying on a range of brain imaging ... Groups included: clinical researchers, pharmacoepidemiologists, clinicians, consumers, international researchers, and federal ... Research Forum attendees developed an understanding of the range of brain imaging modalities being used in child and adolescent ... Considerations for next steps in research and how such sensitive periods may be applicable to treatment models in developmental ...
  https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Medical_Students_and_Residents/Residents_and_Fellows/Research/Research_Forum_History.aspx
*  Yale chosen as a research site for "the Manhattan Project" of Brain Imaging
The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study, or ABCD, is the largest long-term brain imaging and child development study ... this data will give researchers the ability to track individual developmental trajectories, including brain, cognitive, ... The researchers will examine the effects of physical activity, screen time and sport-related brain injuries. Starting before ... Five hundred brain scans will give Sripada and other researchers an unprecedented amount of both cross-sectional and ...
  https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2016/09/20/yale-chosen-as-a-research-site-for-the-manhattan-project-of-brain-imaging/
*  Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition - Wikipedia
... reading and math are investigated from a developmental Cognitive Neuroscience approach. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: The ... Development: The lab explores the relations between brain development and cognitive development. A special focus of the lab is ... Babylab: In this laboratory researchers try to find out how babies come to understand the world around them. How do babies ... Brain and Education Lab: The laboratory explores the development of complex cognitive processes involved in skills such as ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiden_Institute_for_Brain_and_Cognition
*  Your Tween's Imaginary Audience
See more about this part of adolescent egocentrism. ... Adolescent egocentrism is a normal part of development, not a ... Researchers are tying it to how the brain reorganizes itself during the tween and teen years to become a mature adult brain. ... K, Long JD, Griggs C. Developmental changes in hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal activity over the transition to adolescence: ... Sensitivity to social situations is a part of that brain and personality development. ...
  https://www.verywell.com/definition-of-the-imaginary-audience-3287994
*  Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents (Cambridge Child and Adolescent Psychiatry), Wendy K Silverman (Edited ) Andy P...
Cambridge Child and Adolescent Psychiatry), 2011, Fishpond.com.au ... Cambridge Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) by Wendy K Silverman ... The brain and behavior in childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders Daniel S. Pine; 10. Temperament and anxiety in children ... Information processing biases in child and adolescent anxiety: a developmental perspective Andy Field, Julie A. Hadwin and ... Written and edited by an international team of leading experts in the field, this is a key text for researchers, practitioners ...
  https://www.fishpond.com.au/Books/Anxiety-Disorders-Children-and-Adolescents-Wendy-K-Silverman-Edited-by-Andy-P-Field-Edited-by/9780521721486
*  Landmark National Study of Adolescent Brain Now Underway
Yet researchers know comparatively little about the teenage brain. The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study - by ... This enhanced knowledge also may lead to ways to predict potential developmental problems so that they can be prevented or ... The largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States, the landmark research project will ... Landmark National Study of Adolescent Brain Now Underway. More than 10,000 children will participate in ABCD study of emotional ...
  http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/landmark_national_study_of_adolescent_brain_now_underway
*  Binge drinking - Wikipedia
Though heavy binge drinking adolescent humans show impaired brain activity during memory tests and underdeveloped brain ... Alcohol affects brain development quite significantly especially during adolescence when the brain is still developing. The ... According to one review of the literature, if the developmental stage of adolescence is similar to the developmental stage of ... Several researchers have found that starting drinking before the age of 15 is associated with a fourfold increased risk for ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binge_drink