Important: COVID-19 Updates to ABCD Protocol

Please click below to read a letter to families.

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The ABCD Study® issue of ChildArt magazine has been published!

A collaboration with the International Child Art Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse, this magazine issue highlights the intersection of neuroscience and the arts and features artwork by ABCD participants.

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ABCD Staff Member of the Month

Congratulations to Ana Howard, Senior RA at OHSU, for her successful training strategies, retention efforts, and concern for the well-being of her team during the COVID pandemic.

Landmark study of adolescent brain development renews for additional seven years

NIH Press Release, April 15, 2020

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Brain Scans, Saliva Tests, and Baby Teeth:

Inside the Massive, Government-Funded Effort to Understand How Kids’ Brains Develop (Mother Jones, 8/30/19).
Image: Mother Jones Illustration/Getty

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With Neuroimaging, Large NIH Study Could Shine a Light on the Adolescent Brain

JAMA interview with the director of the ABCD study, Gaya Dowling, Ph.D.

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New research points to links between impulsivity, sleep and screen use in youth

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Can Team Sports Reduce Depression In Tweens?

The ABCD Study is discussed on Cincinnati Public Radio, August 5, 2019 (AP PHOTO/MOLLY CORFMAN)

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ABCD Data Release 2.0.1 available now on the NIMH Data Archive

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Groundbreaking study examines effects of screen time

60 minutes interviews ABCD Study investigators about the impact of phones, tablets and other screens on adolescent brain development.

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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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