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Predicting Psychosis

In the search for new ways to prevent and treat mental illnesses, scientists are refining their understanding of the interplay between environmental factors and brain development in these disorders. Elaine […]... More>


Babies Can Follow Complex Social Situations

A study with 13-month-olds shows that the infants can make sense of complex social situations, taking into account who knows what about whom. ... More>


Presidential Column

Juvenile Justice for Some

Reflecting on the recent public outcry over police shootings of unarmed Black males, APS Board Member Sandra Graham explains how the science of adolescent development and implicit racial bias can help society prevent these tragedies from recurring. ... More>


Remembrance

Remembering Carolyn Rovee-Collier

Colleagues honor a tenacious scientist whose research toppled prevailing views of infant memory development and whose dedication inspired successive generations of researchers. ... More>


Transgender Kids Show Consistent Gender Identity Across Measures

A study with 32 transgender children, ages 5 to 12, indicates that their gender identity is deeply held and not the result of confusion or pretense. ... More>