Aside from experiencing physical changes, preteens also undergo a brain growth spurt much like toddlers. Ron Dahl, who directs the Institute for Human Development at the University of California, Berkeley, argues that adolescence is actually a second opportunity to invest in children because of the enormous brain development during this period. Read more ›
Researchers are releasing data from NIH’s 10-year Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study each year so scientists can analyze it as the project progresses. What does the early data from roughly 4,500 participants say so far?