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Interview by Meeri Kim
April 11, 2017
Developmental psychologist Seth Pollak explains how the young brain adapts in order to better cope with a stressful environment.
Meeri Kim: Much of your research looks at the degree to which biological biases in brain development depend upon and can be modified by characteristics of a child’s environment. In particular, your lab has studied the effects of early childhood stress. What are some examples of the kinds of stress that have a lasting impact? [continue]