What is it about?
Translating the neuroscience of adverse childhood experiences to inform policy and foster population-level resilience.
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Why is it important?
Neuroimaging methods have elucidated several neurobiological correlates of various traumatic and adverse childhood experiences during development. This knowledge base can serve as an anchor for the development of programs and policies that aim to build resilience and adaptation in youth facing adversity. Translation of this research requires both effective communication and accurate communication of these discoveries.
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This page is a summary of: Translating the neuroscience of adverse childhood experiences to inform policy and foster population-level resilience., American Psychologist, February 2021, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/amp0000780.
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