Nurturing the Developing Brain

Nurturing the Developing Brain
Summer 2015 Issue
Published two times per year, The New York Academy of Sciences Magazine reports on the activities of the Academy and its Members, and features cover stories, profiles and book excerpts that illuminate cutting-edge issues in science and examine challenges facing the global scientific community.

Table of Contents

Cover Story

Nurturing the Developing Brain Through Science

Reported by

Lilly O'Donnell

Better understanding babies' brains through research can help every child reach his or her potential.

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Addressing a Global Challenge: Our Children

Letter from the President
New research tells us how to take advantage of the earliest window of opportunity for childhood development—the first two years; now we need to act on it.

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Discovering a Common Language with Alan Alda

Reported by

Kellie M. Walsh

The actor, writer, and science advocate educates scientists in the elusive art of communication.
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Changing the Face of Molecular Medicine

Lewis Cantley's discoveries in the laboratory are changing the way we think about and treat cancer.
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