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On the Brain

The Institute has published On The Brain since 1992 for the curious non-scientist. It deciphers how the human brain works by highlighting the leading-edge research of neuroscientists at Harvard Medical School and its affiliated teaching hospitals.

The e-newsletter, published four times a year is sponsored by the Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute.

Winter 2019 Issue

Features


Abandonment and the Brain a little girl walking away into a grassy field.

Studying the impact of adverse early experiences—extreme deprivation, neglect, and toxic stress, for example—on brain development and how these experiences can hamper a young person’s learning, behavior, and physical and mental health. Read Abandonment and the Brain »

 

 

 

Faculty First Person Orefice in her lab wearing a black dress.

Studying the impact of adverse early experiences—extreme deprivation, neglect, and toxic stress, for example—on brain development and how these experiences can hamper a young person’s learning, behavior, and physical and mental health. Read Lauren Orefice's Faculty First Person »