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In Neuroscience

Understanding the Brain and Behavior

 Anyone who works with young people knows that it can have some very challenging moments. Trying to figure out why kids behave the way they do and what is going on in their heads can be time consuming and more than a little frustrating.

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Designer Genes: Frontiers in Deep Brain Learning

As a young student in 1960, my science teacher was euphoric in claiming that the discovery of DNA was the most remarkable finding in the history of biology.

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Posted in Neuroscience

In Grief and Trauma

Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children, Adolescents and Parents: SITCAP in Action

Since 1990, the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children (TLC) has pioneered strength-based, resilience-focused interventions with young people.

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Support Needed for Children Losing Parent at Early Age

A study exploring the impact of early parental death has revealed the long-term damage and suffering that can be experienced by individuals in adult life if appropriate levels of support are not provided at the time of bereavement.

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In Stress and Anxiety

Animals Worry, Too!

Framing: Here are three animals. They are each worried about something different.

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Using Mindfulness to Lower Stress

The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military's toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness.

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