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Translational Neuroscience

Learn more about the emerging field of translational neuroscience and how it is being used to inform social and behavioral interventions.

Translational Neuroscience

Life and the Adolescent Brain

Reflection on our own adolescent years may include memories of excitingly risky activities or profound emotional vulnerability, or both. Risk and vulnerability are at the heart of two critical themes in research on adolescence. Adolescence is a period of heightened risk-taking behavior (Steinberg, 2008) and it is also...

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Translational Neuroscience

What’s the brain got to do with it?

What is translational neuroscience? The new field of translational neuroscience uses brain science to inform applications that improve health and well-being. This means using (or improving) our understanding of the brain in order to develop new strategies for intervention. Until recently, translational neuroscience has supported medical interventions that...

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