PiN Faculty Member - Charles Nelson, PhD

Charles Nelson, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics

Boston Children's Hospital
Director of Research, Developmental Medicine Center
1 Autumn Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: 617.355.0401
Fax: 617.730.0518
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Nelson’s research interests are broadly concerned with developmental cognitive neuroscience, an interdisciplinary field concerned with the intersection of brain and cognitive development. His specific interests are concerned with the effects of early experience on brain and behavioral development, particularly the effects of early biological insults and early psychosocial adversity.. Nelson studies both typically developing children and children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders (particularly autism), and he employs behavioral, electrophysiological (ERP), and metabolic (fNIRS and MRI) tools in his research.

Last Update: 5/12/2014


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