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Art of Science Gallery 07

Flight Into Self
Flight Into Self

Mplus 7.3 statistical modeling software

Jordan Davis

Brent Roberts Laboratory

Funded by the NIH

Genetic inheritance, childhood experience, and adult environment all play important roles in human behavior, including neurological disorders with behavioral components. The network of interconnected nodes seen here represent a statistical model that quantifies the relationships between early life stress and victimization, impulse control, and binge drinking. Elucidating the lasting effects of early life stress can inform policy, advocacy, and intervention practices in an attempt to help protect our youth from long-term problems.