The Sobering Truth about the Effects of Pediatric Trauma
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Jeff Flake, Mojave Rattlesnakes, Pediatric Trauma
Episode: Jeff Flake, Mojave Rattlesnakes, Pediatric Trauma
- Jan 24, 2019 11:00 pm
- 14:14 mins
Guest: Charles Nelson, Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School Scoring an ace in tennis, or “acing” a test, are both good things. But to neuroscientists who study the effect of trauma on the developing brain, ACE has an entirely different meaning. It stands for Adverse Childhood Experiences., and in recent years, researchers have found that these adverse events, or ACEs, increase the risk of developmental delays in childhood and long-term mental and physical health problems as the child matures.