|Keywords:||baby, child, brain, development, imaging, MRI|
1) MR imaging: Your child will have a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of his/her brain completed at different times during development. These scans will be completed at UNC's Marsico Hall. Along with MRI scans, at each visit behavioral assessments will also be completed and saliva samples will be obtained.
2) Behavioral assessments: You will also be asked to provide information regarding you and your child's medical history, and you will complete questionnaires about your child's behavior.
All scans will be performed while your child is asleep or awake. No medication or sedation will be used.
Your child can participate if they:
-Are between the ages of 0-60 months -Were born between the gestational age of 37-42 weeks -Had a normal birth weight -Lacked any major pregnancy and/or delivery complications
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