Picower Talks on Early Life Stress & Mental Health Now Online
If you’re interested in the links between childhood adversity and brain science, but didn’t have a chance to attend the Spring 2012 Picower Symposium, “New Insights on Early Life Stress & Mental Health,” at MIT last month, you’re in luck.
All 12 scientists’ talks are now online. And it’s the perfect time to watch them, as May 6-12 is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week.
Here are the direct links:
Matt Wilson: Opening Remarks
Jane Isaacs-Lowe: Rewiring the Trajectory for Vulnerable Children: A Foundation Perspective
Bruce McEwen: The Brain on Stress: Adaptive Plasticity in Response to the Social Environment
John Eckenrode: Preventing early adversity and improving the life chances of socially disadvantaged children & families
Michael Meaney: Effects of maternal care on gene regulation and behavior
Robert Anda: The Lifelong Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health and Society. Neurobiology & Epidemiology Converge
Andrew Garner: Translating Developmental Science into Healthy Lives
Kay Tye: Activating dopamine neurons acutely rescues a stress-induced depression phenotype
Moshe Szyf: The DNA methylation landscape of early life adversity
Li-Huei Tsai: The convergence of epigenetics and stress in cognitive impairment and repair
Jack P. Shonkoff: Leveraging the Biology of Adversity to Shape the Future of Early Childhood Policy
Steve Hyman: Closing Remarks