Poverty, Violence, and the Developing Mind

  1. Part of "Poverty, Violence, and the Developing Mind"
    An event co-sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry
    March 24, 2016 | Bornstein Auditorium of Brigham and Women's Hospital

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    Carey Goldberg is the co-host of WBUR’s Common- Health blog. She has been the Boston bureau chief of The New York Times, a staff Moscow correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, and a health/science reporter for The Boston Globe. She was a Knight Science Journalism fellow at MIT; graduated summa cum laude from Yale; and did graduate work at Harvard. She is co-author of the triple memoir “Three Wishes: A True Story Of Good Friends, Crushing Heartbreak and Astonishing Luck On Our Way To Love and Motherhood.”

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  2. Part of "Poverty, Violence, and the Developing Mind"
    An event co-sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry
    March 24, 2016 | Bornstein Auditorium of Brigham and Women's Hospital

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    Dr. Charles A. Nelson III is Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Professor of Education in the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He also holds the Richard David Scott Chair in Pediatric Developmental Medicine Research at Boston Children’s Hospital, and is Director of Research in the Division of Developmental Medicine. His research interests center on a variety of problems in developmental cognitive neuroscience, including: typical and atypical memory development; the development of social perception; developmental trajectories to autism; and the effects of early adversity on brain and behavioral development. He chaired the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Early Experience and Brain Development, and served on the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) panels that wrote From Neurons to Neighborhoods, and more recently, New Directions in Child Abuse and Neglect Research. Among his many honors he has received the Leon Eisenberg award from Harvard Medical School, an honorary Doctorate from Bucharest University (Romania), was a resident fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center (Italy), and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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  3. Part of "Poverty, Violence, and the Developing Mind"
    An event co-sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry
    March 24, 2016 | Bornstein Auditorium of Brigham and Women's Hospital

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    Dr. Kerry Ressler is Chief Scientific Officer and James and Patricia Poitras Chair in Psychiatry at McLean Hospital, after serving at Emory University for 18 years. He is also a professor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and president-elect for the Society for Biological Psychiatry. Dr. Ressler was previously an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine). Dr. Ressler’s lab focuses on translational research bridging molecular neurobiology in animal models with human genetic research on emotion, particularly fear and anxiety disorders. He has published over 225 manuscripts ranging from basic molecular mechanisms of fear processing to understanding how emotion is encoded in a region of the brain called the amygdala, in both animal models and human patients.

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  4. Part of "Poverty, Violence, and the Developing Mind"
    An event co-sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry
    March 24, 2016 | Bornstein Auditorium of Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Poverty, Violence, and the Developing Mind

On Thursday, March 24, experts in child development, trauma, and urban environments discussed the implications of poverty and violence on the developing mind.

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