One of the ways that scientists have searched for the causes of mental illness is by studying the development of the brain from birth to adulthood. Powerful new technologies have enabled them to track the growth of the brain and to investigate the connections between brain function, development, and behavior.
Author(s): National Institute of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services
Publication Date: 2011
Topic(s): Positive Youth Development
Resource Type: Research / Report
Recommended Audience(s): Agency Leaders and Professionals, Caregivers and Education Champions
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