One of the largest imaging study of the human brain ever conducted is helping researchers understand why some teenagers start smoking or experimenting with drugs and others don’t. NARSAD grantee Mark Bellgrove, Ph.D....
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Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disturbance of self-control, of what we call response inhibition, or delay of gratification. What happens is that these children are motivated to apply themselves, but...
Disruption of the circadian clock, the 24-hour cycle of waking and sleeping, can increase the risk of a range of illnesses and can exacerbate stress, anxiety and mood disorders, including bipolar disorder, major...
Founding Member of the Foundation Scientific Council Shares Insight from 33-year Cohort Study with Children:
Adolescence is a difficult time for many young people. The problems are familiar across cultures:...
One of the key factors in autism is visual focus. From the time of birth, normal babies are drawn to look at faces, and particularly the top of the face, where the eyes are located. Dr. Volkmar’s research has been...