MSI PI Damien Fair Discusses How the Pandemic May Affect Children’s Brains


Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) host Angela Davis recently led a program in which experts discussed how growing up during this pandemic is affecting brain development in children, and how adults can help them. MSI PI Damien Fair (Institute of Child Development; Pediatrics; Co-Director, Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain) is one of the experts interviewed. You can listen to the program on the MPR website: What Growing Up in a Pandemic is Doing to Our Youngest Kids’ Brains.

Professor Fair uses MSI resources to work with MRI data used to study the mechanisms and principles that underlie the developing brain