How chronic stress in early childhood shapes the brain

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Waisman Center investigator Seth Pollak was recently interviewed by the BOLD Blog on Learning and Development.

In the interview, Pollak discusses how chronic stress in early childhood shapes the brain. You can read the full interview here.

Pollack is also the College of Letters and Science Distinguished Professor of Psychology and a professor of pediatrics, anthropology, neuroscience, and public affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

The BOLD – Blog on Learning and Development is an interdisciplinary initiative dedicated to spreading the word about how children and young people develop and learn. Researchers at various stages of their careers, as well as science journalists, policymakers, and practitioners have their say on this blog.