The latest in neuroscience—sorted and summarized for you

Welcome to The Neuroscience Report where each week we will highlight a specific topic in neuroscience and provide you with links to 5 journal articles, 5 news articles, and 5 wildcard picks. Brought to you by Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience—your source for peer-reviewed, evidence-based information.

This week’s topic: Anxiety in Children and Teens

 Journal Articles

A Randomized Controlled Trial to Test the Effectiveness of an Immersive 3D Video Game for Anxiety Prevention among Adolescents

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Relationships with Abuse in Childhood

Interpretation Bias Modification for Youth and their Parents: A Novel Treatment for Early Adolescent Social Anxiety

Risk for Depression and Anxiety in Youth: The Interaction between Negative Affectivity, Effortful Control, and Stressors

Bidirectional Influences of Anxiety and Depression in Young Children

News Articles

Anxiety, the Common Mental Illness Among Children

Parents’ Cell Phone Use Can Lead to Depression, Anxiety in Children

Kids With Pet Dogs Are Less Likely To Suffer From Anxiety

SSRIs Safe, Tolerable for Pediatric Anxiety

Poor REM Sleep May Be Linked to Higher Risk for Anxiety, Depression


Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?

Mindfulness: Youth Voices

Ingenious: Robert Sapolsky—The Primatologist and Neurologist Talks Turbulence—Teens, Stress, and the Information Age

Ask Someone “How Are You?:” A Blue Monday Message

I Have Anxiety. Here’s How I’m Trying Not to Transfer That to My Kids Anymore

Have a great weekend!