The NIH Brain Development Cohorts (NBDC) Biospecimen Access Program has now launched!

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ABCD Data Release 5.0 is now available

See the data sharing page for more information

Thank you to all our ABCD participants for your dedication to ABCD!

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The Pros and Cons of Adolescent Screen Use – Findings from the ABCD Study®

Recording of the webinar is now available!

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Surgeon General Advisory

U.S. Surgeon General Issues Advisory on Effects of Social Media Use on Youth

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ABCD Investigators featured on NPR

Want to understand your adolescent?
Get to know their brain (May 23, 2023)

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The ABCD Study has partnered with Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER), a nationwide initiative sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to understand the long-term impact of COVID on children and families.

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What neuroscience tells us about the teenage brain

Featuring Dr. BJ Casey, Co-Principal Investigator for the ABCD Study, Yale University (Monitor on Psychology, American Psychological Association)

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M.R.I.s Are Finding Connections Between Our Brain Activity and Psychology

ABCD Co-Director Terry Jernigan is featured in The New York Times Magazine article (4/19/22)

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Better Together.

Diversity and Inclusion are core values of the ABCD community of staff, researchers and administrators.

Research is a powerful agent for social change and we work every day to transform the culture of our institutions to support the core values of diversity and inclusion through our research …

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Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development

The ABCD Study® is the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States.

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