Special Issue "Socioeconomic Adversity, Associated Risks, and Resilience across Neurocognitive, Emotional, and Behavioral Development"
A special issue of Behavioral Sciences (ISSN 2076-328X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2017)
Dr. Scott J. Hunter
Departments of Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience and Pediatrics, University of Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
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Interests: pediatric neuropsychology; developmental neuroscience; neurodevelopmental disorders (neurogenetic and acquired developmental disorders, i.e., autism, neurofibromatosis, down syndrome); epilepsies; attention; executive functions; intervention
There has been a significant increase in our understanding of the factors that contribute to variability when studying the development of neurocognitive, emotional and behavioral regulatory capabilities. Of particular interest has been the growing understanding of the role socioeconomic factors, particularly poverty, play in mediating the effects of culture and education on developmental outcomes. This Special Issue of Behavioral Sciences is devoted to the exploration of the intersection between socioeconomic status and its associated effects on both risk and resilience, and the trajectories of neurocognitive, emotional, and behavioral outcomes developmentally. Research that examines such areas as educational challenge and attainment, homelessness and housing security, substance use and risk, HIV/AIDS and other STI risks, and their impact on neurodevelopmental status is strongly sought for this issue, to provide guidance regarding current policy and outcomes efforts, and to help provide a broader understanding for continued research in these areas.
Dr. Scott J. Hunter
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- socioeconomic status
- emotion and behavior regulation