Effects of Early Adversity on Brain and Behavioral Development
Nathan Fox, a distinguished university professor from the University of Maryland, will present a talk titled "The Effects of Early Adversity on Brain and Behavioral Development: Lessons from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project" at 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, in room Memorial Hall 318. The talk is being hosted by the Department of Psychological Science and funded through the Howells Endowment for Psychological Research.
Fox received his doctorate from Harvard University in 1975 and has published more than 350 peer reviewed journal articles and over 70 book chapters. His work focuses on multiple facets of socio-emotional development. He will be talking about the Bucharest Early Intervention Project, which examines the effects of early institutionalization and neglect on brain and behavior development.
Connie Lamm, assistant professor
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For participation, participants will receive free baby food (broccoli or carrots) for the Intervention week. Additionally, participants will receive $100 at the end of the study.