Professor Charles Nelson III FBA

Development and neural bases of processing social information (eg facial emotion); trajectories to autism, with a particular focus on populations at high risk for developing autism (eg, infants with an older sibling with autism; children with various single gene mutations that appear to confer risk for developing autism); effects of early adversity on brain and behavioral development, including exposure to both psychosocial adversities and biological adversities

Elected 2020

Fellow type
Corresponding Fellow
Year elected

Current post

Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Education, Harvard University; Richard David Scott Chair in Pediatric Developmental Medicine Research, Boston Children's Hospital

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