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Life After Stress: The Biology Of Trauma And Resilience

In this story, reporter Karen Brown profiles ongoing research efforts to understand how trauma affects lifelong mental and physical health. Brown speaks with Center-affiliated faculty member Charles A. Nelson III, who explains how brain development depends on the interaction between genes and experience, noting that “the brain doesn’t know how to wire itself.”

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