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Child Development and Behavior Branch (CDBB)

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The CDBB develops scientific initiatives and supports research and research training relevant to the psychological, neurobiological, language, behavioral, and educational development and health of children.

The following theme characterizes all Branch programs: Development is best described and studied as a variable process in which individual differences in cognitive, social, emotional, language, neurobiological and physical maturation, environment, life experiences, and genetics interact in complex ways.

Last Reviewed: 01/20/2016

Contact Information

Name: Lisa Freund
Branch Chief
Child Development and Behavior Branch
Phone: 301-435-6879

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