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Can Too Much “Screen Time” Change Your Brain?

March 09, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Scientists are reviewing brain scans from ABCD Study participants to see how developing brains change over time. Screen time is just one of the things scientists are exploring. Read More »

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Say What? "Clinical Trial"

November 05, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Scientists work with volunteers in a clinical trial to find out how well a medicine or treatment works.  Read More »

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A Look Inside the Teen Brain: ABCD Study Update

April 09, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Thousands of young people across the country are helping scientists unlock mysteries of the developing teen brain. Read More »

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How Do You Choose?

September 13, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

How rational or irrational are teens, really, when it comes to decision making? Read More »

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What Do Drugs Do to Teens’ Brains? “ABCD Study” Looks for Answers

April 11, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

It seems like for every question we answer about brain science, there are a hundred more we haven’t answered yet. Read More »

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