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The Young Brain | December 11, 2012

This weekly feature is a collection of content that brings attention to the brain development of the fetus, newborns, children & teens. You can come back every Tuesday; we will be sharing a brand new list of interesting articles, videos and research papers - all about the young brain. For interesting content on the adult & aging brain, please come back on Thursdays, for a weekly collection of content on that topic. Feel free to add articles to the list that you think would be of value for our readers!


Understanding How Children Develop Empathy -

How do children develop prosocial behavior - "voluntary behavior intended to benefit another" - and is there a way to encourage it?

Iron supplements may help small babies' brain development -

Iron supplements may help boost brain development and ward off behavioral problems in babies who are born a bit on the small side, a new study from Sweden suggests.

Starting young leads to big problems

BISMARCK, N.D. - By the age of 14, about 41 percent of kids in the U.S. have had at least one drink of alcohol. The average age when Americans begin to drink regularly is 15.9 years old.