Tag Archive for: neuroscience

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Webinar: Lessons from Social and Neurological Perspectives on Positive Youth Development – April 23 at 4 PM

Our juvenile justice system began to take shape during a time of massive immigration and rapid growth of urban areas. Poverty, lack of supervision, and deplorable living conditions were seen as conditions that fostered delinquency. As the system…
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The Connecticut Experiment: Young brains are still evolving. One prison is trying to take advantage of that – The Marshall Project

A Connecticut prison is piloting a new rehabilitation program in which older prisoners mentor younger offenders. Read more.
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NIH Releases First Dataset from Unprecedented Study of Adolescent Brain Development – National Institutes of Mental Health

The National Institutes of Health today released to the scientific community an unparalleled dataset from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study. To date, more than 7,500 youth and their families have been recruited for the…
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A California Court for Young Adults Calls on Science – The New York Times

California has created a Youth Court which allows young adults to avoid jail time or felony convictions. Youth Court requires its participants to attend court weekly to check in with a judge, and in return, the court will coordinate employment,…