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Publications about Brain Anatomy and Physiology

Neuroimaging and Mental Illness: A Window Into the Brain

Researchers use brain scans to study brain development in healthy people and people with illnesses. This publication answers frequently asked questions about what brain scans can and cannot do related to diagnosing mental illnesses.

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The Teen Brain: 6 Things to Know (Fact Sheet)

A fact sheet outlining how a teenager’s brain grows, matures, and adapts to the world. This fact sheet also briefly covers the teen brain’s resiliency, onset of some mental illnesses, and sleep patterns in teens.

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The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction

Learn about changes in the brain that occur during the teen years, and the significance of this stage of development.

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