Charles A. Nelson III, PhD

Director, Nelson Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Boston Children’s Hospital; Research Director, Division of Developmental Medicine; Richard David Scott Chair in Pediatric Developmental Medicine Research; Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Professor, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, School of Public Health, Harvard University; Co-Author, “Signs of Attachment Disorders and Social Functioning Among Early Adolescents With A History of Institutional Care” (2019, Child Abuse & Neglect), “How Early Experience Shapes Human Development: The Case of Psychosocial Deprivation” (2019, Neural Plasticity), and Neuroscience and Cognitive Development: The Role of Experiences and the Developing Brain (2006)


Social-Emotional Brains in Schools

Virtual Conference  November 7-8, 2020

Early Development & Toxic Stress

When Bad Things Happen to Good Brains: The Effects of Toxic Stress on Development