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13:15 - 13:55 25 February 2016

Lunch Hour Lectures: childhood maltreatment through the lens of neuroscience and epigenetics

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Professor Eamon McCrory, UCL Psychology and Language Sciences

Childhood maltreatment is a strong predictor of mental and physical ill health. How does such adversity 'get under the skin'? Latent vulnerability is one way of thinking about how maltreatment calibrates biological and neurocognitive systems, in ways that may be adaptive in the short-term but incur long-term costs.


Contact

Sonia Abrams
+44 (0)203 108 3840 | events@ucl.ac.uk


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